Isn’t That True or False? (6/16/2024)

Isn’t That True or False? (6/16/2024)

At the time of evening prayers,

everyone lights their candle and sets their table.

Yet, I put the Beloved’s image in front of me.

I cry and yell with sorrow and longing. Continue reading “Isn’t That True or False? (6/16/2024)”

The Land of Truth (5/19/2024)

The Land of Truth (5/19/2024)

Hey, night guard, what kind of guard are you anyway?

A thief stole all of our belongings last night.

 

Slap cold water on your face.

Yell and scream.

Our gains became a loss because of your sleep. Continue reading “The Land of Truth (5/19/2024)”

Yells and Screams (4/21/2024)

Yells and Screams (4/21/2024)
Yells and Screams (4/21/2024)

Come to our garden. Watch the spring there.

Come close to the Beloved

and see what kind of Beauty He is.

 

If you can’t reach the falcon, run after its shadow.

Watch the hunting in this secret hunting place. Continue reading “Yells and Screams (4/21/2024)”

The King is Leading You (2/18/2024)

The King is Leading You (2/18/2024)

O one who searches for an escape route,

do you think you control life?

The King is leading you.

Don’t try to make yourself more important than the King.

He is the One who turns the poor one into the King of kings

Rubailer (2016), Rubai 4, page 424.

The Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (apprxpub2024), Rubai 1087, Volume 3.