The Glow of Your Presence

Where have you taken your sweet song?

Come back and play me a tune.

I never really cared for the things of this world.

It was the glow of your presence

that filled it with beauty.

by Hafiz
(1320 – 1389) 
English version by
David and Sabrineh Fideler

Original Language
Persian/Farsi

Muslim / Sufi
14th Century 

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