Bulleh Shah

(1680 - 1758 / Uch, Punjab / Pakistan)

He Who Is Stricken By Love - Poem by Bulleh Shah

He who is stricken by Love
Sings and dances out of tune.

He who wears the garb of Love
Gets blessings from above.

Soon as he drinks from this cup
No questions and no answers remain.

He who is stricken by Love
Sings and dances out of tune.

He who has the Beloved in his heart,
He is fulfilled with his Love.
No need he has for formality,
He just enjoys his ecstasy.

He who is stricken by Love
Sings and dances out of tune.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

English version by Mahmood Jamal from Original Punjabi Language.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012



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