I bought some hyacinths this morning and was reminded of this poem.
“If, of thy mortal goods, thou art bereft,
And from thy slender store two loaves
alone to thee are left,
Sell one & from the dole,
Buy Hyacinths to feed the soul”
– Muslihuddin Sadi,
13th Century Persian Poet
HEAR YE! HEAR YE!
In just 6 weeks it will be National Poetry Month. Do you want an original poem by a student poet? Let me know by email macrush53 at yahoo dot com. I am creating my list to send.
Happy Reading, Poetry Friday is at The Small Nouns today.