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  • ما چو ناییم و نوا در ما ز تست ** ما چو کوهیم و صدا در ما ز تست‌‌
  • We are as the flute, and the music in us is from thee; we are as the mountain, and the echo in us is from thee.
  • ما چو شطرنجیم اندر برد و مات ** برد و مات ما ز تست ای خوش صفات‌‌ 600
  • We are as pieces of chess (engaged) in victory and defeat: our victory and defeat is from thee, O thou whose qualities are comely!
  • ما که باشیم ای تو ما را جان جان ** تا که ما باشیم با تو در میان‌‌
  • Who are we, O thou soul of our souls, that we should remain in being beside thee?
  • ما عدمهاییم و هستیهای ما ** تو وجود مطلقی فانی نما
  • We and our existences are (really) non-existences: thou art the absolute Being which manifests the perishable (causes phenomena to appear).
  • ما همه شیران ولی شیر علم ** حمله‌‌شان از باد باشد دم‌‌به‌‌دم‌‌
  • We all are lions, but lions on a banner: because of the wind they are rushing onward from moment to moment.
  • حمله شان پیدا و ناپیداست باد ** آن که ناپیداست هرگز کم مباد
  • Their onward rush is visible, and the wind is unseen: may that which is unseen never fail!
  • باد ما و بود ما از داد تست ** هستی ما جمله از ایجاد تست‌‌ 605
  • Our wind (that whereby we are moved) and our being are of thy gift; our whole existence is from thy bringing (us) into being.
  • لذت هستی نمودی نیست را ** عاشق خود کرده بودی نیست را
  • Thou didst show the delightfulness of Being unto not-being, (after) thou hadst caused not-being to fall in love with thee.
  • لذت انعام خود را وامگیر ** نقل و باده و جام خود را وامگیر
  • Take not away the delightfulness of thy bounty; take not away thy dessert and wine and wine-cup!
  • ور بگیری کیت جستجو کند ** نقش با نقاش چون نیرو کند
  • And if thou take it away, who will make inquiry of thee? How should the picture strive with the painter?