Our death is our wedding with eternity.
What is the secret? 'God is One.'
The sunlight splits when entering the windows of the house.
This multiplicity exists in the cluster of grapes;... more »
Are you fleeing from Love because of a single humiliation?
What do you know of Love except the name?... more »
All day I think about it, then at night I say it.
Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing?... more »
When grapes turn
to wine, they long for our ability to change.
When stars wheel... more »
What was said to the rose that made it open was said
to me here in my chest.
What was told the cypress that made it strong... more »
I gaze into the heart, lowly it may be,
Thought the words be higher still.... more »
Love and imagination are magicians
Who create an image of the Beloved in your mind... more »
If you put your hands on this oar with me,
they will never harm another, and they will come to find... more »
for your pain will keep giving birth to more pain
until your eyes constantly exhale love... more »
This is love: to fly to heaven, every moment to rend a hundred veils;
At first instance, to break away from breath -... more »
O incomparable Giver of life, cut reason loose at last!
Let it wander grey-eyed from vanity to vanity.... more »
When the rose is gone and the garden faded
you will no longer hear the nightingale's song.... more »
In my heart you are the mirthful ray
You are the caring, though my companions they
Happy is the world with the Nowruz and with the Eid
You are both my Eid and my Nowruz today... more »
emrôz chô har rôz, kharâb-êm kharâb
ma-g'shâ dar andêsha-wo bar gîr rabâb
Sad gôna namâz-ast-o rukû`-ast-o sujûd
ân-râ ke jamâl-é dôst bâ ...... more »
The springtime of Lovers has come,
that this dust bowl may become a garden;... more »
An intellectual is all the time showing off.
Lovers dissolve and become bewildered.... more »
Come, come, awaken all true drunkards!
Pour the wine that is Life itself!... more »
Birdsong brings relief
to my longing
I'm just as ecstatic as they are,
but with nothing to say!
Please universal soul, practice
some song or something through me!
The Khalifa said to Laila, "Art thou really she
For whom Majnun lost his head and went distracted?
Thou art not fairer than many other fair ones."
She replied, "Be silent; thou art not Majnun!"
If thou hadst Majnun's eyes,
The two worlds would be within thy view.
Thou art in thy senses, but Majnun is beside himself.