Sunday, 9 December 2012

O Friend of Heart......by Rumi

O Friend of Heart !
What a pity, you left us with sorrows and longing, and went away.

I know you didn't want to leave us. 
You complained and lamented. But this was not good. 
You obeyed the unchangeable judgment and walked away and left.

You ran in all directions.
You sought remedies (to change the situation and) to stay with us, you made up excuses.
But you couldn't find a remedy
and you went without having a remedy.

What happened to your lap full of roses,
to the luminous face like the moon?
How did it happen that you went under the soil lowly and in shame?

How did you leave the assemblies of friends
and the ranks of friends that were with you all the time
and go under the ground among ants and snakes?

What happened to those meaningful words and beautiful speeches? What happened to the. mind that was familiar with divine secrets?

What happened to those hands that were holding our hands?
What happened to those feet that walked
to the gardens of Meram, to the rose gardens?

You were graceful and gracious;
you knew how to win peo­ple's hearts and how to love people.
Now you went to the soil
which doesn't like people and swallows them.

What happened?
What kind of an idea came to your mind
so that you would take a curved and difficult road?

When you set off on that road crying,
the heavens, too, started shedding tears
and the moon scratched its face,

My heart has been filled with pain. What do I know?
What should I ask? You tell me, did you go awake?

Now that you left us,
did you choose the company of lovers of God and saints?
Or have you been deprived of love? Or did you go in denial?

What happened to those sweet answers
you gave to the questions you were asked?
Now you stopped talking and gave up on speaking.

What kind of a fire is this? What kind of a longing is this?
Like a guest, you never let anybody know and went away

Where did you go?
Even the dust of your way cannot be found.
The road that you took this time is indeed a road full of blood.

~ Rumi

2 comments:

  1. Oh Heart!

    Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can’t see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path. Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.

    Shams Tabrizi

    (¯`v´¯)
    `•.¸.•´

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  2. I love you much ♥

    Even if in the future
    There might be an enormous wall
    I am not afraid
    I want to fall in love.

    This great love deserves to soar through the blue sky
    In this big world don't leave me all alone
    Stop breaking my heart with that 'do not love me'
    You know that is useless
    I will always love you ..

    You and i will fly
    The one with the other and will continue together forever
    This love is like the sun
    That comes out after a storm
    Like two comets in the same stella ((( ♥♥ )))

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPQSTDaZrN0

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