Treasure Island

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Love is reckless


Love is reckless; not reason.
Reason seeks a profit.
Love comes on strong,
consuming herself, unabashed.

Yet, in the midst of suffering,
Love proceeds like a millstone,
hard surfaced and straightforward.

Having died of self-interest,
she risks everything and asks for nothing.
Love gambles away every gift God bestows.

Without cause God gave us Being;
without cause, give it back again.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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