What you seek is seeking you. Seek those who fan your flames. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.
A builder looks for the rotten hole where the roof caved in. A water-carrier picks the empty pot. A carpenter stops at the house with no door. Workers rush toward some hint of emptiness, which they then start to fill.
Their hope, though, is for emptiness, so don't think you must avoid it. It contains what you need! Dear soul, if you were not friends with the vast nothing inside, why would you always be casting you net into it, and waiting so patiently? This invisible ocean has given you such abundance, but still you call it "death", that which provides you sustenance and work.
God has allowed some magical reversal to occur, so that you see the scorpion pit as an object of desire, and all the beautiful expanse around it, as dangerous and swarming with snakes. This is how strange your fear of death and emptiness is, and how perverse the attachment to what you want. Now that you've heard me on your misapprehensions, dear friend, listen to Attar's story on the same subject.
He strung the pearls of this about King Mahmud, how among the spoils of his Indian campaign there was a Hindu boy, whom he adopted as a son. He educated and provided royally for the boy and later made him vice-regent, seated on a gold throne beside himself.
One day he found the young man weeping. You're the companion of an emperor! The entire nation is ranged out before you like stars that you can command! Nothing could be more hellish! You are the Hindu boy. Mahmud, which means Praise to the End, is the spirit's poverty or emptiness.
The mother and father are your attachment to beliefs and blood ties and desires and comforting habits. Don't listen to them!Eventually, Rumi made peace with his loss, returning to his home believing Shams to be a part of him: "His essence speaks through me." Rumi's mourning for the loss of his friend led to the outpouring of more than 40, lyric verses, including odes, eulogies, quatrains, and other styles of Eastern-Islamic poetry.
Dear friend, Rumi was a Sufi poet who is known for the marvelous poems he has written. His poems contain eternal depths and immense clarity.
He is notable because his writings came from his observation of daily life and spread such a deep message that would just leave you awestruck. This is an anylazation of the poet rumi's styel and how his phrasing and other components of his writting affect the way that it is visualized in the eyes of the reader.3/5(2).
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Essay by theholyspiritt65, College, Undergraduate, A, November download word file, 4 pages, /5(2). Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet who’s had a massive influence on Muslim writing and culture.
He has a huge following around the world and is actually one of the best selling poets in the USA. His works have been translated to many different languages, including Spanish, Turkish, German, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, French and Italian.