DPF / Zeb-un-Nissa

For the deserts of Persia, from Love Poems by Women, edited by Wendy Mulford.

Though I am Laila of the Persian Romance / by Princess Zeb-un-Nissa, translated by Willis Barnstone

A nightingale came to the flower garden
because she was my pupil.

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