Friday, January 30, 2015

I Set Up a House for You

I set up a house for You in my heart
As a Friend that I could talk with.

Gave my body to someone else
Who wanted to embrace it.

This body, all in all, is good enough for embracing -

But the Friend who lives in my house
Is the lover of my Heart.

-By Rābiʿah al-Baṣrī

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