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That moon which the sky never saw

That moon which the sky never saw
     even in dreams
     has risen again

     bringing a fire
     that no water can drown

See here where the body
     has its house
     and see here my soul

     the cup of love has made the one
     drunk
     and the other a ruin

When the tavern keeper
     became my heart’s companion

     love turned my blood
     to wine
     and my heart burned on a spit

When the eye is full of him
     a voice resounds

          Oh cup
          be praised
          oh wine be proud

Suddenly when my heart saw
     the ocean of love

     it leapt away from me calling
          Look for me

The face of Shams-ud Din
     the glory of Tabriz

     is the sun that hearts follow
     like clouds

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