Bloom Like a Roseby Hakim Sanai
English version by David and Sabrineh Fideler
Original Language Persian/Farsi
Your heartrending fire
made me bloom like a rose.
I died at your feet
and returned fast to life.
My inborn freedom
offered nothing in profit;
but now I am free,
since becoming your slave.
|-- from Love's Alchemy: Poems from the Sufi Tradition, Translated by David Fideler / Translated by Sabrineh Fideler|