Wednesday, May 23, 2007

The Glow of Your Presence

Where have you taken your sweet song?
Come back and play me a tune.

I never really cared for the things of this world.
It was the glow of your presence
that filled it with beauty.

Hafiz, Muhammad Shams al-Din (d. 1389)
trans. David and Sabrineh Fideler, from "Love's Alchemy"

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