Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

This We Have Now - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

This we have now
is not imagination.

This is not
grief or joy.

Not a judging state,
or an elation,
or sadness.

Those come and go.
This is the presence that doesn't.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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