This Dog (8/8/2021)

This Dog (8/8/2021)

I thought I could control the dog of my selfishness

by putting on him the chain of repentance.

Although he is getting tired and old,

whenever he sees a carcass,

he breaks the chain and attacks.

What can I do with this dog?

Rubailer (2016), Rubai #2, page 338.

A Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (tent. pub. 12/21), Rubai 717, Volume 2.

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