Daily readings of the 13th Century Persian poet as translated by Coleman Barks
Thursday, December 2, 2010
The Sweet Taste of Grief
I saw grief drinking a cup of sorrow
and called out,
It tastes sweet, does it not?
You have caught me, grief answered,
and you have ruined my business.
How can I sell sorrow,
when you know it's a blessing?
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