The Heart of the Matter
February 20, 2009
HAFIZ: Where Dolphins Dance


Again, the work starts as soon as you open your eyes in the morning.

Hopefully you got some good rest last night. Why go into the city or the fields without first kissing the Friend who always stands at your door? It takes only a second.

Habits are human nature. Why not create some that will mint gold? Your arms are violin bows always moving. I have become very conscious upon whom we all play.

Thus my eyes have filled with warm soft oceans of divine music where jeweled dolphins dance, then leap into this world.

Excerpted from The Subject Tonight Is Love by Daniel Ladinsky.

Photo by Kalandrakas. Thanks to Larry Lustbader for forwarding this poem...

Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at February 20, 2009 02:13 AM

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