Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Light Up The Fire


I gaze into the heart, lowly it may be,
Thought the words be higher still.
For the heart is all the substance,
The speech an accident.
How many phrases will you speak,
Too many for me.
How much burning, burning will you feel,
Be friendly with the fire, enough for me.
Light up the fire of love inside,
And blaze the thoughts away.

Submitted: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013

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