How Could I? (5/28/2023)

How Could I? (5/28/2023)

You are in my eyes.

If this were not so, how could I see You?

You are in my mind.

If this were not so, how could I be an insane lover?

There is a wondrous place, although I don’t know where it is.

But, if there were not that place, how could I be there?

Rubailer (2016), Rubai 1, page 460.

The Rubaiyat of Rumi, The Ergin Translations (, Rubai 985, Volume 3.

Absence Is for Heroes (11/12/17)

Absence Is for Heroes (11/12/17)

Once more, we have given up our heart, mind and soul.

The Beloved has come. We will stay out of the way.


We have turned our back on existence.  Our direction is Absence.

We have found the One whose trace is unseen.

We have given up the trace. Continue reading “Absence Is for Heroes (11/12/17)”