Dumbfounded by Love

Dear soul, Love alone cuts arguments short,
for it alone comes to the rescue when you cry for help against
Eloquence is dumbfounded by Love: it dares not wrangle;
for the lover fears that, if he answers back,
the pearl of inner experience might fall out of his mouth.

Rumi – translation by Camille and Kabir Helminski
“Rumi: Jewels of Remembrance”
Threshold Books, 1996

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  • Shaheen Sultan Dhanji

    simply beautiful….


  • http://www.pakspectator.com Ghazala Khan

    Well Said…..

  • http://www.manmahesh.blogspot.com Manpreet

    If only I had read this two days back…. life would have been so easy…