“Whispers of the Beloved” (Rumi, 13th Century)

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I lay in the dust at Your feet,

my heart entangled in the curls of Your hair.

I’ve had enough.

Bring closer Your lips

and let Your kiss

release my soul.

-Rumi

©  “Whispers of the Beloved” (Translated by Maryam Mafi & Azima Melita Kolin)