Category Rumi

‘Granite and Wineglass’

I am an empty wineglass.You know what happens when we touch!You laugh like the sun coming up laughsat a star that disappears into it.Love opens my chest, and thoughtreturns to its confines.Patient and rational considerations leave.Only passion stays, whimpering and…

On the day I die, when I’m being

Don’t say, ‘He’s gone! He’s gone!’Death has nothing to do with going away.The sun sets and the moon sets,but they’re not gone. Deathis a coming together.The tomb looks like a prison,but it’s really releaseinto Union.The human seed goes down in…

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on my tongue.The flames which I have in my heart would make one mouth-ful of both worlds.Though the entire world should pass away, without the worldI possess the kingdom of a hundred worlds.Caravans which are loaded with sugar I have…