poet Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

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Every Day I Bear A Burden

Every day I bear a burden, and I bear this calamity for a purpose:
I bear the discomfort of cold and December's snow in hope of spring.
Before the fattener-up of all who are lean, I drag this so emaciated body;
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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (12/18/2016 9:52:00 PM)

    He said, Will you bear this sorrow till the Resurrection? Yes, Friend, I bear it, I bear it.

    He who endures till the end will be saved........

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  • Rod MendietaRod Mendieta (12/18/2016 9:27:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Shams-e Tabrizi was Rumi's Sufi master. He's tomb was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (12/18/2016 5:25:00 AM)

    Calamity! ! Facing the odds of life. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Tom Allport (12/18/2016 5:06:00 AM)

    In a free world we all have a choices? for the time being anyway?

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (12/18/2016 2:22:00 AM)

    Life of a common man aptly described, we all fall in the trap of routine and follow it mechanically without thinking...

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