Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Love Is Reckless - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Love is reckless; not reason.
Reason seeks a profit.
Love comes on strong,
consuming herself, unabashed.

Yet, in the midst of suffering,
Love proceeds like a millstone,
hard surfaced and straightforward.

Having died of self-interest,
she risks everything and asks for nothing.
Love gambles away every gift God bestows.

Without cause God gave us Being;
without cause, give it back again.


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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/23/2017 11:12:00 PM)

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    Having died of self-interest,
    she risks everything and asks for nothing.
    Love gambles away every gift God bestows
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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