Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi
Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down the dulcimer.
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways...
— from Open Secret: Versions of Rumi Interpreted by Coleman Barks with Translator John Moyne