THIG DHAN MHEAS-GHORT AS T-EARRACH / COME TO THE ORCHARD IN SPRING

Come to the orchard in spring.
There is light and wine and sweethearts
in the pomegranate flowers.
If you do not come, these do not matter.
If you do come, these do not matter.

–poem by Rumi, interpreted by Coleman Barks, translated by Lewis MacKinnon / Lodaidh MacFhionghain in RÀITHEAN AIRSON SIREADH / SEASONS FOR SEEKING (Bradan Press, 2017).

Come to the Orchard in Springtime by Rumi / Coleman Barks

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