The Vegetables

As has become my Thanksgiving tradition on this blog, I’d like to share a poem by Hafiz.

The Vegetables


The vegetables would like to be cut

By someone who is singing God’s Name.

How could Hafiz know

Such top secret information?


Once we were all tomatoes,

Potatoes, onions or


Happy Thanksgiving everyone!


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