Rumi: the breeze has secrets to tell you

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The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you.

                                    Don’t go back to sleep.

You must ask for what you really want.

                                      Don’t go back to sleep.

People are coming and going back and forth across the doorsill

                                     where the two worlds meet,

The door is round and open.

                                     Don’t go back to sleep.

 

 

Open Secret: Versions of Rumi tr John Moyne and Coleman Barks (Threshold Books 1984) p. 7.   http://www.flickr.com/photos/12608598@N02/5900546916

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