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With That Moon Language

Admit something:

Everyone you see, you say to them,
"Love me".

Of course, you do not do this out loud;
Someone would call the cops.

Still though, think about this,
This great pull in us
To connect.

Why not become the one
Who lives with a full moon in each eye,
That is always saying,

With that sweet moon

What every other eye in this world
is dying to

Hafiz (1320-1389)
from "The Gift", Poems by Hafiz, translation by Daniel Ladinsky