The Heart of the Matter
October 30, 2008
RUMI: Telling It Like It Is

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Keep walking, there's no place to get to.
Don't try to see through the distances,
That's not for human beings. Move within,
but don't move the way fear makes you move.

One day, you will take me completely out of my self,
I'll do what the angels cannot do,
Your eyelash will write on my cheek
the poem that hasn't been thought of.

Since I've been away from you,
I only know how to weep.
Like a candle melting is who I am.
Like a harp, any sound I make is music.

Happy, not from anything that happens.
Warm, not from fire or a hot bath,
Light, I register zero on a scale.
(Who remains to write the last line of this poem?)

Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at October 30, 2008 08:36 PM


More Rumi for ya:

"Gamble everything for love if you are a true human being."

Posted by: Jaimo [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 17, 2008 09:42 PM

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