Daily readings of the 13th Century Persian poet as translated by Coleman Barks
Friday, May 7, 2010
Daring Enough to Finish
Face that lights my face,
you spin intelligence into these particles
I am. Your wind shivers my tree.
You make my dance daring enough to finish.
No more timidity. Let fruit fall,
and wind turn my roots up in the air,
done with patient waiting.