Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Bad Dreams - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

One day you will look back and laugh at yourself.
You'll say, ‘ I can't believe I was so asleep!
How did I ever forget the truth?
How ridiculous to believe that sadness and sickness
Are anything other than bad dreams.'


Comments about Bad Dreams by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (2/22/2016 3:23:00 PM)

    On the other side of eternity, the trials and tribulations of life on this mortal sphere look insignificant- - -but for those living through extreme trials God compassionately lends us his strength and compassion (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/22/2016 11:53:00 AM)

    Powerful words and nicely written.......... (Report) Reply

  • T Rajan Evol (2/19/2016 11:33:00 AM)

    Pungent and bitter truth........10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Neran Sati (10/13/2015 2:48:00 AM)

    beautifull description of devine enlightenment.. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (11/12/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    Life is just a dream :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 30, 2013


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