A beautiful piece of Maulana Jallaluddin Rumi’s writings, i post with many thanks to Subhan Zain, a wonderfully talented blogger:

Subhan Zein

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I Am A Sculptor

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I am a sculptor, a molder of form.

In every moment I shape an idol.

But then, in front of you, I melt them down

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I can rouse a hundred forms

and fill them with spirit,

but when I look into your face,

I want to throw them in the fire.

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My souls spills into yours and is blended.

Because my soul has absorbed your fragrance,

I cherish it.

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Every drop of blood I spill

informs the earth,

I merge with my Beloved

when I participate in love.

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In this house of mud and water,

my heart has fallen to ruins.

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Enter this house, my Love, or let me leave.

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The Divani Shamsi Tabriz, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi

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