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I Love The Poetry Of Rumi

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    My Heart Is A Pen In Your Hand -
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Jan 17, 2013

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    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 Carissimi 56-60, F Jul 31, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Yesterday - Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 20, 2013

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    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
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 31, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Jan 26, 2013

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    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...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    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 Carissimi 56-60, F May 21, 2013

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    “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ― Rumi
    HarlequinDance HarlequinDance 41-45, F Feb 20

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    Silence - Let's keep silence, but make our hearts move. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 31, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Be True To Heart - "Never stray from your heart's intent." ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Raindrops - "I want your sun to reach my raindrops so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud." ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Aug 21, 2012

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 1, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    The Beauty Of You - The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Without Love - Without this beautiful love, life is nothing but a burden. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Love Cannot Be Earned - “LOVE comes of its own free will, it can't be learned in any school!” ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 29, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Fall In Love - Close your eyes Fall in Love Stay There ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 21, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 21, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Sep 22, 2012

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    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...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 1, 2012

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 29, 2013

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    When I Look At You... - "I don’t know why, When I Look At You, I See Myself." ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Apr 9, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 2, 2013

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    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 Carissimi 56-60, F May 1, 2013

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    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
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 31, 2013

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    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...
    raedeejay raedeejay 66-70, M 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    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
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 31, 2013

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    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 CinnabarRay 70+ Jun 30, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 29, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 27, 2013

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    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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 28, 2013

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    Dear heart, why will you use me so? Dear eyes that gently me upbraid, Still are you beautiful -- - but O, How is your beauty raimented! Through the clear mirror of your eyes...
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    The Struggle Pity the hand that reaches and does not take. The pain left behind the many stories untold wallow in despair. Unfathomed, but remarkably alive; a rare and beautiful...
    AndersonAlexander AndersonAlexander 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    'Enivrez-Vous' Il faut être toujours ivre. Tout est là: c'est l'unique question. Pour ne pas sentir l'horrible fardeau du Temps qui brise vos épaules et vous penche vers...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F Mar 31

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    My poetry for English HW I knew the world was cruel But I don't know what to do I was always such a fool Never using what I knew The memories overtake me And I feel I ought to go...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    compilation... of Irish poetry http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrNuiJoojFo
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M a week ago

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    Property of me. Do not steal. Title: Love in time To be or not to be isn't the question The question is To have the ability to love and be loved in return To be loved is the most...
    scottazard scottazard 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    THE wild bee reels from bough to bough With his furry coat and his gauzy wing. Now in a lily-cup, and now Setting a jacinth bell a-swing, In his wandering; Sit closer love: it was...
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    We looked at each other in a speed of thought. I saw your thinking when your eyes met mine. I felt your message and your reply you gave me in return. It was all written on a...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    If You Forget Me I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire...
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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