Saturday, November 17, 2007


Rumi, "Mathnawi"

Every prophet to the world came alone,
within him carrying a hundred unseen worlds.
The cosmos was charmed by his depth
and folded itself into his modest frame.
The foolish thought he was lonely and weak.
With the King as his companion,
how is he weak?

-Rumi, "Mathnawi"

1 comment:

irving said...

Ah, excellent Rumi, and only a month until his Urs on Dec. 17th :)

Ya Haqq!