Birdsong Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Birdsong

Rating: 3.0


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!

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Salma Laskar 13 May 2013

I am ecstatic but have nothing to say. For birds have no choice to sing. We dont know its a sad one or a happy one. For they sing both with their heart. Our feelings are too transparent.

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M Asim Nehal 17 June 2016

To compare the soul with a bird is amusing.

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Birds in different shapes and colors, different singing habits, varied positions of chirping opting trees of good branches, cool breeze climate interesting ones, and also their joy of drinking and bathing in freshwater in extreme climates, the perfect beauty of the birds have catched attention of poets world wide where Rumi the great poet is not an exception. His small but simple and at the same time meaningful lines of poem and the relief he gets when hearing the songs may be and ecstatic feeling that gets to the poet is wonderful indeed.I enoys the poem in its beauty and narration of words that makes the nature wonderful.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 15 November 2017

An amazing write about nature with a trickle of spiritual wisdom.

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Mahtab Bangalee 28 May 2018

the tone of unity of universal motto, religion, caste etc...

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Britte Ninad 23 June 2019

I'm just as ecstatic as they are, but with nothing to say! ...../// love for you o great

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Mahtab Bangalee 26 January 2019

O Love come to me as the song of bird as the of butterfly as the song of rosy fragrance not alone I'm you also with me here yeah let me sing within your singing voice……../// always great RUMI, always love HIM cause He is my inner journey maker

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Bill Cantrell 26 January 2019

A great poem, I love short poems which say more than a thousand stanzas! Wonderful talent here!

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James Mclain 26 January 2019

Distracted by life and by all that's around me, give life some meaning, so I won't have to repeat it.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 January 2019

A simple life song with profound meaning relating to spirituality.

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