Another poem from the Rumi collection translated by Ladinsky as mentioned in the last post:
NEVER TOO BUSY TO CHAT
Seeing how many miles you have to go,
I set up a little stall on your route.
I serve a nice cup of tea, and I am never
too busy to chat.
I saw a photo similar to this in a magazine, and thought I'd attempt my own version. I wish I'd let it all get meltier, but maybe another time.
I thought this one would make a nice book cover:
A last thought from the Rumi book:
"If you can soften your look on someone you have not
been kind to for a while,
your power will increase, and in this world that is