Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

A Moment Of Happiness - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
We feel the flowing water of life here,
you and I, with the garden's beauty
and the birds singing.
The stars will be watching us,
and we will show them
what it is to be a thin crescent moon.
You and I unselfed, will be together,
indifferent to idle speculation, you and I.
The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
as we laugh together, you and I.
In one form upon this earth,
and in another form in a timeless sweet land.


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  • (1/26/2019 7:28:00 AM)

    A poem on love and beauty beautifully put into a poem (Report)Reply

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  • (5/29/2018 12:12:00 PM)

    Best poem I ever read (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (5/28/2018 3:04:00 AM)

    O the greatest ONENESS

    and love is merged here fully in ONE-

    sitting on the verandah,
    apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
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  • (3/3/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    An elegant piece of romance beautifully presented. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/15/2017 2:04:00 AM)

    i have character flaws but scaring me is not the answer //little sharon quiet one (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2017 10:03:00 AM)

    The moments of happiness likes the poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (1/27/2017 8:04:00 PM)

    Beautiful romantic piece of poetry, elegantly brought forth in good diction with conviction. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/27/2017 7:06:00 AM)

    Love to Rumi is both physical and spiritual at once. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/21/2016 4:55:00 PM)

    (A Moment Of Happiness - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi.) Love the theme (happiness) , and enjoyed the meter of the poem (Report)Reply

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  • Hans Vr (9/19/2016 6:43:00 PM)

    Superb lines of unity. Wow (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2016 5:41:00 PM)

    Apparently two, but one in soul... I love this line. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2016 10:00:00 AM)

    A great poem from the enlightened poet. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2016 9:02:00 AM)

    A superb narration of the condition of two bodies and one soul achieved by a couple and it's celebrations. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report)Reply

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  • Seamus O Brian (9/19/2016 8:04:00 AM)

    The zenith of love's aspiration: the true unity of two souls. How difficult this really is, in the complicated reality of everyday living outside of poetry and movies. The sublimation of one's self into the higher self of two souls united. Certainly poetry such as this lovely piece will continue to hold the beauty of such an ideal up to the light of consideration for romantic souls to aspire. (Report)Reply

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  • Barry Middleton (9/19/2016 8:00:00 AM)

    Rumi. A 10 not a 6.! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/19/2016 7:47:00 AM)

    The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
    as we laugh together, you and I.
    In one form upon this earth,
    and in another form in a timeless sweet land.

    Highly erotic poem. Thanks for the sharing.10 for it.
    Subhas
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (9/19/2016 7:32:00 AM)

    One in soul! With the muse of unity. Nice piece of work. (Report)Reply

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  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (9/19/2016 3:55:00 AM)

    You and I, in a moment of happiness, sitting together,
    watching the stars together, laughing together!
    An excellent poem of great emotion! Rumi! i salute you!
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  • (7/16/2016 11:32:00 AM)

    Peace be on your soul Mawlana djalaludin, so beautiful poem (Report)Reply

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  • Emebet Mesfin (4/4/2016 12:30:00 AM)

    This poem depicts my parents bond. They are grandparents now. It is so priceless to note they are one. At peace with each other. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 11, 2011


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