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Rumi

Pale sunlight,
pale the wall.
Love moves away.
The light changes.
I need more grace
than I thought.

— Rumi, from “Pale Sunlight,” Rumi the Book of Love  Poems of Ecstasy and Longing, transl. by Coleman Barks (HarperOne, 2003)

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