You are the Divine Light (11/27/2022)

You are the Divine Light (11/27/2022)

You are the divine light of the sky.

The place where you belong is the throne.

If you were to go faster on the way to God,

you would rise to the sky.

Aren’t you ashamed of dragging yourself

like a shadow on the ground?

Rubailer (2016), Rubai 2, page 423.

The Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (, Rubai 913, volume 2.

Sometimes (11/20/2022)

Sometimes (11/20/2022)

O heart, what did you find in all of your lootings,

in those pillagings where you spread out all of your belongings?

What did you find before you closed the door?


In this ruined building, you still keep making webs with your own saliva

in order to catch flies like the spider of greed. Continue reading “Sometimes (11/20/2022)”

The Only Way to Reach Eternity (10/23/2022)

Every moment, Your kindness follows after sorrow.

If this were not so, no one could stand this suffering.


Make me constantly drunk

with the wine which gives no hangover.

I don’t want any other wine.


We are the reed bed.

He is the fire, and we are waiting to be burned. Continue reading “The Only Way to Reach Eternity (10/23/2022)”