I-XIII

I boast not to be a song bird1 of dawn,
I know not any thing save wails long drawn.
Leave not as such what I gave to thee,
From my cottage2 take the Gardenís Key.3


1.         Song bird; (here it means) a poet.
2.         Cottage; viz, nest.
3.         Gardenís Key; is an Iqbalís symbol for an inspired communication.