Bulleh Shah

(1680 - 1758 / Uch, Punjab / Pakistan)

The Arrow Of Love - Poem by Bulleh Shah

I have been pierced by the arrow of love,
what shall I do ?
I can neither live, nor can I die.
Listen ye to my ceaseless outpourings,
I have peace neither by night, nor by day.
I cannot do without my Beloved even for a moment.
I have been pierced by the arrow of love,
what shall I do ?
The fire of separation is unceasing !
Let someone take care of my love.
How can I be saved without seeing him?
I have been pierced by the arrow of love,
what shall I do?


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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 15, 2010



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