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The Love Poems of Rumi by Rumi
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Sep 15, 09

bookshelves: poetry
Read in September, 2009, read count: ongoing

Both light and shadow
are the dance of Love.

Love has no cause;
it is the astrolabe of God’s secrets.

Lover and Loving are inseparable
and timeless.

Although I may try to describe Love
when I experience it I am speechless.

Although I may try to write about Love
I am rendered helpless;

my pen breaks and the paper slips away
at the ineffable place
where Lover, Loving and Loved are one.


Every moment is made glorious
by the light of Love.

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