This Sane Idea: A Poem by Hafiz

I’ve been pondering the words of this poem by Hafiz a lot lately. I thought it was the perfect day to share it.

 

Let your

Intelligence begin to rule

Whenever you sit with others

Using this sane idea:

Leave all your cocked guns in a field

Far from us,

One of those damn things

Might go

Off.

 

 

From The Gift: Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master by Daniel Ladinsky.

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