The universeby Sarmad
English version by Peter Lamborn Wilson and Nasrollah Pourjavady
Original Language Persian/Farsi
is a kaleidoscope:
now hopelessness, now hope
now spring, now fall.
Forget its ups and downs:
do not vex yourself:
The remedy for pain
is the pain.
|-- from The Drunken Universe: An Anthology of Persian Sufi Poetry, Translated by Peter Lamborn Wilson / Translated by Nasrollah Pourjavady|
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