Monday, 6 June 2011

How the Beloved fits inside my Rumi

O how the Beloved fits inside my heart;
Like a thousand souls in one body,

A thousand harvests in one sheaf of wheat,
A thousand whirling heavens
in the eye of a needle.

~ Rumi

Version by Jonathan Star and Shahram Shiva
"A Garden Beyond Paradise"
The Mystical Poetry of Rumi
Bantam Books, 1992

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