Monday, May 3, 2010

Rumi for Monday

Today, Like Every Other Day

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

-Translated by Coleman Barks
-Photo by Paul Clancy for Smoke and Pickles

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