love: to fly toward a
to cause a hundred veils to fall
First, to let go of life.
In the end, to take a step
to regard this world as
and to disregard what appears to
be the self.
Heart, I said, what a gift it has
to enter this circle of lovers,
to see beyond seeing itself,
to reach and feel within the
(Miniature painting by Hossein Behzad)