Before You are Cooked (5/26/2024)

Before You are Cooked (5/26/2024)

Before you are cooked in the flames of your heart,

you are nothing but wet kindling.

Unless you tear up the body’s cloak,

the flames of Love cannot be your mentor.

Rubailer (2016), Rubai 1, page 439.

The Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (pub.2024), Rubai 1119, Volume 3.

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