Daily readings of the 13th Century Persian poet as translated by Coleman Barks
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Mirror and Face
Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, Johannes Vermeer
We are the mirror as well as the face in it.
We are tasting the taste this minute
of eternity. We are pain
and what cures pain, both.
We are the sweet cold water
and the jar that pours.
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