It does not have to be
One Step upon the Sky's soft
Would be enough.
Just one True moment of Love
Will last for days.
Rest all your elaborate plans
for Knowing Him,
For they are all just frozen spring buds
So far from Summer's Divine Gold.
Awake, my dear.
Be kind to your sleeping heart.
Take it out into the vast fields of Light
And let it breathe.
Give me back my wings,
Lift me nearer."
Say to the sun and the moon,
Say to our dear Friend,
"I will take You up now,
On that wonderful Dance You promised!"
I Heard God Laughing: Renderings of Hafiz
by Daniel Ladinsky. Mobius Press, Oakland, CA, pp. 73.