Swept Away

Swept Away

At first, the way of your love
seemed easy.

I thought I’d reach
your union
with speed.

After taking a few steps,
I found
the way
is an ocean.

When I stepped in,
a wave swept me away.

by Hamid al-Din Kirmani
English version by David and Sabrineh Fideler
Original Language Persian/Farsi

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