A Rumi Poem for Lovers

A lover asked his beloved,

Do you love yourself more than you love me?

Beloved replied, I have died to myself and I live for you.

I’ve disappeared from myself and my attributes,

I am present only for you.

I’ve forgotten all my learnings,

but from knowing you I’ve become a scholar.

I’ve lost all my strength, but from your power I am able.

I love myself…I love you.

I love you…I love myself.

Rumi

 

2 Comments

  1. Very nicely articulated poem.!!!!Depicting the true power of love

     
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  2. Ummm….WOW!

     
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