среда, 12 января 2011 г.

If



If you can disentangle
yourself from your selfish self
all heavenly spirits
will stand ready to serve you.

If you can finally hunt down
your own beastly self
you have the right
to claim Solomon's kingdom.

You are that blessed soul who
belongs to the garden of paradise
is it fair to let yourself
fall apart in a shattered house.

You are the bird of happiness
in the magic of existence
what a pity when you let
yourself be chained and caged.

But if you can break free
from this dark prison named body
soon you will see
you are the sage and the fountain of life.
RUMI