Rabia Al Basri

(717 - 801 / Basra / Iraq)

Reality - Poem by Rabia Al Basri

In love, nothing exists between heart and heart.
Speech is born out of longing,
True description from the real taste.
The one who tastes, knows;
the one who explains, lies.
How can you describe the true form of Something
In whose presence you are blotted out?
And in whose being you still exist?
And who lives as a sign for your journey?


Comments about Reality by Rabia Al Basri

  • Sylva-onyema Uba (2/27/2017 2:41:00 AM)


    Speech is born out of longing.

    Nicely written
    and expressed
    Good poem!

    Sylva
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  • (6/1/2016 11:01:00 PM)


    Superb elaboration of love along with it's definition. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

  • Nilima Deb (6/1/2016 2:36:00 PM)


    skillful write of romantic love ..liked it...nice poem indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Nilima Deb (6/1/2016 2:34:00 PM)

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    Skillfull write of romantic love..liked it Already Reported Reply

  • David Okello (6/1/2016 6:01:00 AM)


    Lovely poem (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/1/2016 3:48:00 AM)


    Out of longing! ! With the muse of sweet love. Nice piece of work. (Report) Reply

  • Woru Sulyman (6/1/2016 1:45:00 AM)


    how can you describe the true form of something in whose presence you are blotted out (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (6/1/2016 1:14:00 AM)


    When two loving souls are completely immersed in each other, nothing remains except love.
    'In love, nothing exists between heart and heart.'
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/15/2016 2:11:00 PM)


    The one who tastes, knows;
    the one who explains, lies. Philosophical...10
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  • Nims-sunshine Princess (3/26/2012 10:25:00 AM)


    Very nice... And decorated beautifuly with the questions of reality! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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