|image with thanks via Iraj Jahanshahi|
My heart wandered through the world
constantly seeking after my cure,
but the sweet and delicious water of life
had to break through the granite of my heart.
Hazrat Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi [Quatrains: 1501]
it’s taken all of time
for the granite to form
but He cracks it open
with one sure blow
when He says, "come"
who has the power to resist
and say no?
broken or burning
sinking or drowning
onward you go
to be stripped
to be softened
for “the sweet and
12th august 2015
from the upcoming book: "The Truth Is Love"