Wali Mohammed Wali

(1667 - 1707 / Aurangabad / India (Mughal Epire))

If The Heart Achieves The Status Of A Mirror - Poem by Wali Mohammed Wali

If the heart achieves the status of a mirror
The sight of the beloved [God] is free

O [my] tongue, help me [and speak], as today [my] beloved
Is awaiting to hear the splendid description [of her beauty]

Do not ask Bu Ali* about the wisdom of love
He has not learned the rules of this art

The mirror, sitting together with you [O my love]
Has roused the envy of the bed of roses

([Lovers] in peace are wakeful, because of you
"Paupers have no fear of robbers"

[O my love] just have a look at "Vali" for a while
He is waiting for your sight since the morning

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2012

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