One Body

All human beings
are the members
of one body —
every person is a glint,
shining from a single gem.

When the world causes pain for one member,
how could the other members
ever rest in peace?

If you lack grief
for another one's sorrow,
why call yourself
a human being?

Sa'di , Love's Alchemy by David Fideler, translator, Sabrineh Fideler, translator