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This Is a Gift for You (2/7/16)

Posted on February 7, 2016
This Is a Gift for You (2-7-16) You are hiding your heart from me, pretending you don’t know anything about it. You are mixing up words and all the letters of the alphabet as if you don’t know how to write.     I am the one who has written

“Are You Ashamed of My Love?” (1/31/16)

Posted on January 31, 2016
“Are You Ashamed of My Love?” (1/31/16) If I suffer through His love silently, He gets bored. If I open my heart, jealous people fight with me. If I protect the glass of my heart, He says, “Are you ashamed of My love?” Rubailer, Rubai #4, Page 205

I Am Out of My Self (1/24/16)

Posted on January 24, 2016
i Am Out of My Self (1-24-16) I want to boil the kettle of the soul, spread bloody foam. I want to say the words of the two universes in one breath, in one effort.   I am out of my self.  I have become a slave of Love. I

That Is Enough for You (1/17/16)

Posted on January 17, 2016
That Is Enough for You (1/17/16) You and His trouble, O heart, that is enough for you. If you have fallen into the trouble of Love, the soul becomes a servant and slave for you. Once you drink a glass of wine from His hand, You won’t give a dime

Dive for the Pearls (1/10/16)

Posted on January 10, 2016
Dive for the Pearls (1/10/16) O stone-hearted one, turn the soul into a sea full of pearls. O, the hair of the Beloved looks like night; Create dawn in the middle of the night. Tune the harp that is played by the heart and soul with Love. Fill the silent

A Means to Reach Absence (1/3/16)

Posted on January 3, 2016
The Means to Reach Absence (1/3/16) Fate is not the slave of our heart’s desire; Existence is a means to reach Absence. Our nanny is behind the curtain. In fact, we are not here; those are our shadows. Ergin, Rubailar, Verse #4, Page 109  

When You are Drunk (12/27/15)

Posted on December 27, 2015
When You Are Drunk (12/27/15) When you are sober, the Beloved seems like a thorn to you. When you are drunk with God’s wine, out of your self, the Beloved is a great help to you. When you are sober, you become prey to the fly. When you are drunk,

The Flames of Your Heart (12/20/15)

Posted on December 20, 2015
The Flames of Your Heart (12/20/15) You are nothing but wet kindling Until you are cooked in the flames of your heart. Unless you rid yourself of the body’s cloak, The flames of Love cannot be your mentor. Ergin, Rubailar, Verse #3, Page 419  

Someone Is Hidden Here (12/13/15)

Posted on December 13, 2015
Someone Is Hidden Here (12/13/15) Someone is hidden here, holding my skirt. He bends backward and grabs my hair, keeps pulling me.   There is someone secret here like the soul, better than the soul. He has shown me a garden, taken over my house and belongings.   Someone is

On Humanity (12/6/15)

Posted on December 6, 2015
On Humanity (12/6/15) O one who is dying by trying to untie the knot you tied yourself, O one born in Union, you are dying in separation, O one who sleeps thirsty at the river bank, You are dying and begging at the side of a treasure. Ergin, Rubailar, Verse

Prayer for Peace (11/29/15)

Posted on November 29, 2015
Prayer for Peace (11/29/15) I want peace from You. understanding and union. You showed me a sign, said something about peace yesterday. The soul became so happy, so cheerful that it started singing and playing. That is his most important job, to sing songs about peace. Is there anything more

Beyond Existence and Absence (11/22/15)

Posted on November 22, 2015
Beyond Existence and Absence (11-22-15) Wines have been offered from the Sun of happiness to me. The cells of my body have become a knob on the door of the tavern. Come, watch the face of our Sun; that face is the Garden of Eden. Stay in the shade of

Love Whispers (11/15/15)

Posted on November 15, 2015
Love Whispers (11/15/15) Love says, “I will give hundreds, thousands of lives To the one who gives his life to me.” Listen to what Love whispers in your ears; He is pulling you next to Him by pulling on them. Ergin, Rubailar, Verse #3, Page 220

That Beautiful Sea of Heart (11/8/15)

Posted on November 8, 2015
That Beautiful Sea of Heart (11-8-15) Understand this well: The work of the mind belongs in the basement. Even if the mind becomes Plato in knowledge, It still remains outside of the palace.     The ecstasy of Love is a hundred thousand times better Than whole universes full of

This Is Expected (11/1/15)

Posted on November 1, 2015
This Is Expected (11/1/15) The mind is a road block on the journey, O son. The road is wide open; untie this bond, tear it, O son.   The mind is bondage; the heart a trick, a deceit; the soul, the cover and curtain. This road is hidden from all

Hurry Up, Reach Me (10/25/15)

Posted on October 25, 2015
I don’t have any friend besides Love. Love was with me before I came into this world, and It is with me still. Soul yells, “O lazy one on Love’s way, Come on, hurry up, reach me.” Ergin, Rubailer, V. 1, Page 17

We Would Be Annihilated (10/18/15)

Posted on October 18, 2015
We Would Be Annihilated (10/18/15) Your kindness comes after sorrow, every time, every moment. Otherwise, no one could withstand this suffering. Make me drunk constantly with the wine that gives no hangover. I don’t want any other wine.   We are the reed bed; He is the fire. We are waiting

You Are Still Alive (10/11/15)

Posted on October 11, 2015
You Are Still Alive (10/11/15) You are satisfied, but I haven’t had enough of this drink. I am annihilated, but you are still alive. The millstone turns and cries quietly As long as water flows through the canal. Ergin, Rubailer, V. 1, Page 432

Conversation with the Beloved (10/4/15)

Posted on October 4, 2015
Conversation with the Beloved (10/4/15) O torch for night passengers! O chain for crazy lovers! O direction of prayer for everyone! O my Caravan Master!   You are a brigand and, at the same time, a guide, A moon and, at the same time, Jupiter. You are on this side

On the Journey to Love (9/27/15)

Posted on September 27, 2015
On the Journey to Love (9/27/15) O One who has become an admonition to my eyes! The eyes of all the ones who came before or will come after Have never seen a Love like this. Many times I’ve become stone, many times pearl. I’ve become a believer, then a

Don’t Ask for Reason (9/20/15)

Posted on September 20, 2015
Don’t Ask For Reason (9/20/15) At night, I turned around the city like wind, running like water How can sleep overcome the one who walks around the city in darkness? The mind is the one who wants to have everything in order. Don’t ask for reason or manners from the drunk.

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