Poetry, VOLUME 12

Jami – Eight Poems by the Sufi Poet

 

November 9 marks the anniversary of the death of the Sufi poet Jami…

We honor the occasion with five of our favorite poems by Jami …
 
 

Silence
Jami

Found in the book
The Persian Mystics: Jami

(Available as FREE Ebook on the page linked above)

 

No one repented for keeping a secret under seal,
But many for having revealed it.
Remain silent, because to sit quietly with a collected mind
Is better than speaking what will distract it.
 

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