Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

The beauty of the heart


The beauty of the heart
is the lasting beauty:
its lips give to drink
of the water of life.
Truly it is the water,
that which pours,
and the one who drinks.
All three become one when
your talisman is shattered.
That oneness you can't know
by reasoning.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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