The round of a cup

by Qushayri

English version by Michael A. Sells
Original Language Persian/Farsi

The round of a cup
     has made the people drunk
but my drunkenness is in
     the one who passes the cup around.

-- from Early Islamic Mysticism: Sufi, Quran, Miraj, Poetic and Theological Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality), by Michael A. Sells

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The round of a cup