Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

At The Twilight - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

At the twilight, a moon appeared in the sky;
Then it landed on earth to look at me.

Like a hawk stealing a bird at the time of prey;
That moon stole me and rushed back into the sky.

I looked at myself, I did not see me anymore;
For in that moon, my body turned as fine as soul.

The nine spheres disappeared in that moon;
The ship of my existence drowned in that sea.


Comments about At The Twilight by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (2/22/2016 3:26:00 PM)


    At the twilight, a moon appeared in the sky;
    Then it landed on earth to look at me. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - sometimes loveliness comes in such simple words and phrases (Report) Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (2/22/2016 12:59:00 PM)


    .....a lovely poem with extraordinary imagery ★ (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/22/2016 11:52:00 AM)


    Brilliant work, so nice to read...thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • T Rajan Evol (2/19/2016 11:35:00 AM)


    Wow a saintful writing.............100+ (Report) Reply

  • Herbert Guitang Herbert Guitang (4/27/2014 2:41:00 AM)


    smooth, gentle and flowing poem with profound meaning (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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