' Laughing at the word, Two '...


Only,

That Illumined
One

Who keeps
Seducing the formless into form

Had the charm to win my
Heart.

Only a Perfect One

Who is always
Laughing at the Word
Two

Can make you know
Of
Love.


- Hafiz

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"The Gift"
Translations by Daniel Ladinsky
Penguin/Arkana, 1999

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