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I Love The Poetry Of Rumi

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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 screen came up that said, "Oops, This page is missing a heart. You are surely here by mistake." I have never seen...
    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 eternal song, The moment we enter the garden, you and I. The stars of heaven will come out to watch us, And we will show them...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 28, 2013

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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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    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 separation has left openI...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 1, 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 better for us, as it means being alone without feeling lonely, but eventually it is the best to find a person who will...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 29, 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." I wonder about that field. I wonder about its beauty. Its unprejudiced nature. All my idea's might not...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 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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    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 Heart to change the World. ~ Shams...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 29, 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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    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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    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. Shadow, what do you know? The...
    raedeejay raedeejay 66-70, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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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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    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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    Silence

    Let's keep silence, but make our hearts move. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 31, 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 source of existenceI was there in the beginningAnd I was the spirit of loveNow I am soberThere is only the hangoverAnd...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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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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    Somewhere beyond right

    and wrong there is a garden, i will meet you there. -Rumi
    Snowiscoming Snowiscoming 13-15, M Aug 11

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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. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 2, 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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    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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    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 the beginning...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F May 1, 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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    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 wheat, a treasure of gold...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Mar 29, 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 deeper. A chunk of dirt thrown in the air breaks to pieces. If you don’t try to fly, and so break yourself apart, you will...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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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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    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 call down, tasteless...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Aug 21, 2012

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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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    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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    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 Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 10, 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 1 Response Feb 20

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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 my left palm, on my forehead, on the back of my neck,  on my right big toe… Oh, my friend, all that you see...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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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 lover. Here in human form, My Beloved  has finally Come. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 26, 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,when it is my Heart that's gone mad. ~ Rumi
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 2, 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 - only Love is real. ~Rumi
    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 breathI want that Love that moved the mountainsI want that Love that split the oceansI want that Love that made the winds...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Sep 22, 2012

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    Beauty Beyond Words... Poetry Beyond Words...

    “And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth, "You owe me." Look what happens with love like that. It lights up the sky.”
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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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    Set your life on fire.

    Seek those who fan your flames. -Rumi
    hotspinner hotspinner 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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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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    i love to read and write poetry. i especially love Edgar Allen Poe, his poems are beautiful and give me inspiration. i try to avoid writing poetry until i can publish my poetry...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    The one thing i love about poetry and writing it, is that it takes time. :) you cant rush creativity and passion for some deadline. <3
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    Shakespeare lover of mine, what inspired you to write pieces that stood the test of time? Did you take a deep breath, look around, and expressed what overflowed in your bosom? How...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    "Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."
    itsvanii itsvanii 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you check out my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
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    I'm a horrible writer, but I find it easier to express myself through writing. I write poetry, or " diary entries" and its the best way for me to let all of my anger, or...
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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...
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    Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away the rose, the lance flower that you pluck, the water that...
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    The crippled silver albatross To its destiny is flying Mayday! Mayday! With all the engines dying There hangs a deathly silence An old lady reads her bible A boy hugs his...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M Aug 13

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