Invisible Caravansby Muhammad Shirin Maghribi
English version by David & Sabrineh Fideler
Love's concert is calling,
but the flute can't be seen.
The drunks are in sight,
but the wine can't be seen.
Hundreds of caravans
this very way --
Don't be surprised
if their trace can't be seen.
|-- from Love's Alchemy: Poems from the Sufi Tradition, Translated by David Fideler / Translated by Sabrineh Fideler|
|Islamic Mystical Poetry: Sufi Verse from the Early Mystics to Rumi||Love's Alchemy: Poems from the Sufi Tradition||A Critical Edition of the Divan of Muhammad Shirin Maghribi|