Monday, April 18, 2011

Hyacinths for the Soul

Hyacinths for the Soul

In sheltered spots with a sunny exposure, a new season stirs.

If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft,
And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left,
Sell one, and with the dole
Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.

Moslih Eddin Saadi

Gulistan (Garden of Roses)

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