Secretly we spoke

by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi

English version by Jonathan Star and Shahram Shiva
Original Language Persian/Farsi

Secretly we spoke,
     that wise one and me.
I said, Tell me the secrets of the world.
He said, Sh... Let silence
Tell you the secrets of the world.


-- from Art & Wonder: An Illustrated Anthology of Visionary Poetry, Edited by Kate Farrell

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