Body of earth, don't talk of earth

by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi

English version by Andrew Harvey
Original Language Persian/Farsi

Body of earth, don't talk of earth
Tell the story of pure mirrors
The Creator has given you this splendor--
Why talk of anything else?

-- from The Way of Passion: A Celebration of Rumi, by Andrew Harvey

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