Wednesday, May 23, 2007

The Circle

You are the pain
and the cure
of the suffering heart.

You are the lover, love,
and the Beloved.

You are the center,
the circle,
the compass that unites.

You are standing apart
from any veil.

Hazin Lahiji (d. 1766)
trans. David and Sabrineh Fideler, from "Love's Alchemy"

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