One morning I went to a place beyond the Dawn. A source of sweetness, that always flows, and is never less. I have been shown a Beauty that would confuse both worlds. I won't cause that uproar. I am nothing but a head, set on the ground, as a gift for the Sun (Shams).
Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)
Source: Rumi quote form Coleman Barks "I Want Burning" cd from Sounds True