Be True To Heart - "Never stray from your heart's intent." ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Nov 1
Pure Gold Delights In The Fire - How will you know your real friends? Pain is as dear to them as life. A friend is like gold. Trouble is like fire. Pure gold delights in the fire. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 0 May 2
Rumi - There is a quote that was written over 800yrs ago and yet it still resonates today "Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I will meet you there." I wonder about that field. I wonder about its beauty. Its unprejudiced nature. All my idea's might...
baconrind 2 Responses 13 Mar 11
The Beautiful One - The Beautiful One has made this world out of gold. Rub your eyes and see that He is the keeper of your heart. ~ Rumi
Don't Imprison Free Souls - Please don't imprison free souls Don't change laughter to cries Don't press us so hard There is no one but you to turn to. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Jul 31
Love's Poison - I am hopelessly in Love with You,no point giving me advice.I have drunk Love's Poison,no point taking any remedy.They want to chain my feet,but what's the point,when it is my Heart that's gone mad. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Jan 2
Bittersweet - In my hallucinationI saw my beloved's flower gardenIn my vertigo, in my dizzinessIn my drunken hazeWhirling and dancing like a spinning wheelI saw myself as the source of existenceI was there in the beginningAnd I was the spirit of loveNow I am soberThere is only...
Carissimi 1 Response 2 Aug 17, 2012
To The Beloved On The Last Night - to Rumi In the dark a woman knits across the table, Her needles click softly & tenderly. The smell of roses are rich & sweet, The pulsing blood of moving air. The old pepper tree shudders & whispers, The full moon spills silver into my hands...
raedeejay 2 Responses 2 Dec 15, 2012
Cruelty - If I weep, if I come with excuses, my beloved puts cotton wool in his ears. Every cruelty which he commits becomes him, every cruelty which he commits I endure. If he accounts me nonexistent, I account his tyranny generosity. The cure of the ache of my heart is the...
Carissimi 0 Aug 31, 2012
My Beloved Has Finally Come - O weary Heart, the cure has finally come. Draw in a sweet breath, for the eternal moment has finally come. My Beloved appears for the sake of his lover. Here in human form, My Beloved has finally Come. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Jan 26
I Know The Truth - The truththat You desire me,that You long for mein the heart of my heartthis intimate secret now I know.Why You make me cry,this intimate secret now I know.In this act of light and shadowwhy You play hide and seekin the heart of my heartthis intimate secret now...
Carissimi 1 Response 0 Jan 17
The Beauty Of You - The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 2 Oct 20
What A Day - What a Day Today. There are two Suns rising! What a Day, Not like any other Day. Look! The Light is shining in your heart. The wheel of life has stopped. O you who can see into your own heart, What a day. This is Your Day. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 0 Jan 26
Gold Needs Its Serpent - Man is concealed beneath his tongue; this tongue is the curtain over the door of the soul. When a gust of wind has pushed aside the curtain, the secret of the interior of the house is disclosed. We see whether in that house there are pearls or grains of...
Only You - Only you I choose among the entire world. Is it fair of you letting me be unhappy? My heart is a pen in your hand. It is all up to you to write me happy or sad. I see only what you reveal and live as you say. All my feelings have the color you desire to paint. From...
Carissimi 1 May 1
I Want That Love - Lift your veil so I may see your facePart the clouds so I may see the moonScatter your hair, so I may sense your fragrancePart your lips so I may kiss your breathI want that Love that moved the mountainsI want that Love that split the oceansI want that Love...
Carissimi 0 Sep 22, 2012
Love Cannot Be Earned - “LOVE comes of its own free will, it can't be learned in any school!” ~ Rumi
No Goodbyes - Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes... Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation! ~ Rumi
Except For Love - They will ask you, what you have produced? Say to them, Except for Love, what else can a Lover produce? ~ Rumi
Carissimi 0 May 1
Be With Those Who Help - Be with those who help your being. Don’t sit with indifferent people, whose breath comes cold out of their mouths. Not these visible forms, your work is deeper. A chunk of dirt thrown in the air breaks to pieces. If you don’t try to fly, and so break...
Carissimi 1 Response 3 May 21
Surrender - Instead of resisting to changes, surrender. Let life be with you, not against you. If you think “my life will be upside down” don’t worry.How do you know down is not better than upside?"~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Jan 10
Silence - Let's keep silence, but make our hearts move. ~ Rumi
Let Go Of Thinking - "Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking." ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 May 21
O' Seeker - “O seeker,thoughts have such power over you:from nothing you become sad;from nothing you become happy. You are burning in the flames,but I will not let you out until you are fully baked, fully wise, fully yourself.” ~Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 0 Nov 2, 2012
Oh My Heart - "Oh my HEART, don’t become discouraged so easily. Have faith . . . In the hidden world, there are many mysteries, many wonders! “ ~Rumi*As I refreshed my page, a screen came up that said, "Oops, This page is missing a heart. You are surely here by mistake." I...
Carissimi 0 Mar 27
Mirror Image - "Loneliness and solitude are two different things. When you are lonely, it is easy to delude yourself into believing that you are on the right path. Solitude is better for us, as it means being alone without feeling lonely, but eventually it is the best to find a...
Carissimi 2 Responses 4 Sep 29
Love Came - "Love came, and became like blood in my body.It rushed through my veins and encircled my heart.Everywhere I looked, I saw one thing.Love's name writtenon my limbs, on my left palm, on my forehead, on the back of my neck, on my right big toe… Oh, my friend, all...
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Nov 2, 2012
Fall In Love - Close your eyes Fall in Love Stay There ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 May 21
My Hands Hold Emptiness - What is this my hands have doneIs this blood orThe red clay earthHave they been useful orHave they grown numb'I am far from my fatherYet these hands are hisExiled here with theShit that floats down streamMy hands have notFilled my emptinessThis cruel...
holloway64 1 Nov 1, 2012
The World Is Like A Mountain - This world is like a mountain. Your Echo depends on you. If you scream good things, the world will give it back. If you scream bad things, the world will give it back. Even if someone says badly about you, speak well about him. Change Your...
Raindrops - "I want your sun to reach my raindrops so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud." ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 0 Apr 4
Let Yourself Be Drawn - You miss the garden, because you want a small fig from a random tree. You do not meet the beautiful woman. You are joking with an old crone. It makes me cry how she detains you, stinking-mouthed with a hundred talons, putting her head over the roof edge to...
Carissimi 0 Aug 21, 2012
Love's Secret - I know these dancers. Day and night I sing their songs in this phenomenal cage. My soul, don't try to answer now! Find a friend, and hide. But what can stay hidden? Love's secret is always lifting its head out from under the covers. "Here I Am." ~ Rumi
Carissimi 0 Jan 26
One Soul...You And I - Happy is the moment, when we sit together, With two forms, two faces, yet one soul, you and I. The flowers will bloom forever, The birds will sing their eternal song, The moment we enter the garden, you and I. The stars of heaven will come out to watch us...
Carissimi 0 Mar 28
Yesterday - Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 2 Mar 20
My Heart Is My Lover - With every breath I plant the seeds of Devotion I am a farmer of the Heart Respond to every call that excites your sprit
CinnabarRay 0 Jun 30
When I Look At You... - "I don’t know why, When I Look At You, I See Myself." ~ Rumi
Carissimi 0 Apr 9
A Soul Not Cloaked With Love - "A soul not cloaked with inner Love is cold with shame. Be warmed with Love for only LOVE exists." ~ Rumi
Madonna...Bittersweet.... - (incorporating RUMI's words, Madonna and Deepak Chopra). This is a surprising video....even for Madonna and certainly related to Rumi... but his style of the spoken word was amazing then and soo much so today...
CheshyCat 2 Responses 2 Sep 29
Without Love - Without this beautiful love, life is nothing but a burden. ~ Rumi
Carissimi 1 Response 1 Oct 13, 2012
The Lover - How can you ever hope to know the Beloved Without becoming in every cell the Lover? And when you are the Lover at last, you don't care. Whatever you know or don't - only Love is real. ~Rumi
Carissimi 3 May 21
The Profound Magic Of Love - I am so in awe of the latest stage in this adventure of my life. In January this year I saw a woman walk past me in the hall of the college I was attending. She's a teacher in a different department. She walked by taking long, smooth and purposeful...
slimmmerman 1 Response 0 Nov 14
i love poetry as well please read this tell me what you think have you ever felt scared , not regular scared but just complete fear. As if there was nothing . Like what you have done is nothing and will always be ? We are told there is hope , that what we need is there...
Friendlyfacehere 1 2 days ago
"Murdered Love" - She loved you with her everything but you never seemed to listen, every heart beat she had wasn't ever chosen but given She gave her all she really did but her world had a tendency to only end with a...
xxmeandonlymexx 1 Nov 20
Dream - Sometimes I wonder, sweetest love, if you Were a mere dream in a long winter night, A dream of spring-days, and of golden light Which sheds its rays upon a frozen heart; A dream of wine that fills the drunken eye. And so I wonder, sweetest love, if I Should drink this...
Mirages 1 Response 3 Nov 6
Poets - The poets I love and always will read. They make life better. Robert Frost---The collection the road not taken. Seamus Haney--Everything by him, especially the incredible redoing of Beowolf Kim Stafford E.E. Cummings--the wonderfulness of his vision of poetry
Dustyghost 2 Responses 0 Nov 8
I Wish I Knew - How to write poetryIf i couldMaybe I could explainmy heartIt wouldbe like a songevery linewould start strong then dissipatethen I would look in your eyesthen turn awayand we would both understandmy heartfor me I do my day to daywalk the earth in my own waybut...
rozelli 2 Responses 0 Nov 16
Mother Nature's Wrath - I forgot that I write poetry.. It's been years since I've had something flow from my heart, to my thoughts, and out of my fingertips. Mother Nature's Wrath Light sounds of hope, whispering in my ear. The winds of time, tugging at my ears? Loud claps of...
MizzyH 1 Nov 22
One Of My Favorite Spoken Word Poems - Mezeker Means to Remember by Mike Ellis. Ethiopia 1978 what does a woman do when she gives birth to a beautiful baby girl after her brother is murdered and the government demands a hundred dollars to pay for the bullets they used to...
RafaReu 0 Nov 24
Poem - ~~I think you're wonderful and so does everyone else. Just as Jackie Kennedy has a baby boy, so will you--even bigger. You will meet a tall beautiful blonde stranger, and you will not say hello. You will take a long trip and you will be very happy, though alone. You will...
deleted 0 Nov 26
A Truly Great Poem: - I Think Continually Of Those Who Were Truly Great Stephen Spender I think continually of those who were truly great. Who, from the womb, remembered the soul's history Through corridors of light where the hours are suns Endless and singing. Whose lovely...
menelaeus 0 Nov 7
Of My Personal Mad Quotes - Of my personal mad quotes I took from in my fB notes. If I Had been a poet, I would have been able to write. Embraced till early dawns light Erase prayer in despair to Make everything alright The epic battle of emotion. Dreams of everything wasn't...
givuparedy 0 Nov 8
O Time... - Suspend your trek O Time! Suspend your flight O favoring hours, and stay! Let us pause, savoring the quick delight That fills the dearest day. Unhappy crowds cry out to you in prayers. Flow, Time, and set them free. Run through their days and through...
diablesse34 4 Responses 5 Nov 11
Sunsets On The Open Sea - slip into spectacular visions of the wonders the world has shown me sunsets on the open sea sunrise on the vast silence of desert slip into the hearts song hear the universes true vision finally see what i have spent a life's age seeking I see it in your...
mudmen 0 Nov 12
Three Sister's - We are three sistersThree sisters are weI love each of you,And I know you love meWe’re not always together,Life sometimes keeps us apart.But we're never separatedWe’re in each other's heart.Now I know we've had our troubles,But we always get thru.The real...
poisonlady 2 Nov 18
The Secrets Of A Good Marriage - Growing up I've learnt about love,I've been surrounded by it everyday.I'm so glad you've both found it,And it's why we're here today.They say there's secrets to a good marriage,That there are rules to obey,But the most important rules of love,Are...
poisonlady 2 Nov 18
When You Are Old - William Butler Yeats - WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace...
QueenAwesomePants 2 Nov 24
If You Forget Me - I've always found this poem to be full of truth and real feelings from a man who writes so passionately about being in love.If You Forget Me by Pablo NerudaI want you to knowone thing.You know how this is:if I lookat the crystal moon, at the red branchof the...
thatguy1970 1 Response 1 Nov 27