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The Words of Rumi From My diary

Na man behooda girda kocha wo bazaar megardam
Mazaj-e-ashiqee daram paye dildar megardam

Khudaya rahm kon bar man
Pareeshan waar megardam

Khata karam gonahgaram
Ba haale zaar megardam… 78 more words


Rumi Reflection 6

“What the fool only perceives in the end the wise have observed from the beginning.” – Rumi

What’s the difference between a wise person and a foolish person? 393 more words


Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 200

Still on the subject of love. I confess, this is all part of a gestation for the Fall/Winter 2016/2017 issue. Anyways, this poem is kind of a response to Rumi’s poem, “The Ship Sunk In Love”. 169 more words


Tessa, The Burning The Burning

There is only smoke, you said.
From the burning, I said.
The fire in dampness.
You hiccuped by way of reply.
Dying embers, as she wiped… 280 more words



“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”

– Rumi


You are it

What comes, will go
What is found, will be lost again
But what you are is beyond coming and going and beyond description,
You are it

~ Rumi


a tribute to Rumi #6

I mention in my sidebar that Rumi is my favorite poet. I wrote a number of poems in tribute to his longing for the Beloved.

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