you did a very good job with your translation.
Yes, it appears to me that we simply need to have gone through a few experiences in life that run deeply in our souls to be able to understand in depth, to understand the beauty of this poem.
I haven't thought of it for many years. Thank you for this post.
"Now here's my secret", said the fox, "it is very simple. It is only with ones heart that one can see clearly. What is essential is invisible to the eye."
("The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
"The soul would have no rainbow, if the eye had no tears."
(Native American Proverb)