Secrets Shaken Out with Thunder (7/25/2021)

Secrets Shaken Out with Thunder (7/25/2021)

I became exuberant when that pearl emerged in me.

I was turned into a rough sea by that storm.

I revealed the secrets of the ocean,

secrets shaken out with thunder.

Then, I slept on the shore like an empty cloud.

Rubailer (2016), Rubai 2, page 329.

A Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (tent. pub. 12/1/2021), Volume 2, Rubai 696.

Your Only Dress can be the Light of the Heart (5/23/2021)

Your Only Dress Can Be the Light of the Heart (5/23/2021)

You are such a moon that You don’t fit in the sky.

You are such water that You cannot be contained in a river.


You are such a pearl that You exceed the oceans.

You are such a mountain that You cannot fit in any valley. Continue reading “Your Only Dress can be the Light of the Heart (5/23/2021)”

No Bottom, No Boundary (9/13/2020)

Such a Love (2/23/2020)

Love is an ocean which has no bottom, no boundary.

It is an ocean suspended.

Love is the secret of the One

who has no beginning of the beginning.

All souls are drowned in Love.They live there.

Hope is one drop of that ocean.

The rest of it is fear of separation.

Rubailer (2016), Rubai #2, page 218.

From Behind Thousands of Curtains (7/19/2020)

From Behind Thousands of Curtains 7/19/2020

Once my soul had turned its face to the Essence

and given up whys, whats and hows,

it started to see eternity.

The secret of Love and the meaning of creation

which had been concealed from it up until then

appeared from behind thousands of curtains.

Rubailer (2016), Rubai #1, page 183.

“God Knows Best” (3/5/17)

“God Knows Best” (3/5/17)

I became the confidant of the One who set out to search.

I became a friend of the One who settled down in the land of Glory.


I saw a dome beyond the six dimensions.

I turned into the floor, the dirt of that dome. Continue reading ““God Knows Best” (3/5/17)”