If you dwell very long

If you dwell very long
in a heart depressed and dark
be aware you’ve fallen low
in will and quest

a heart filled with grief
whirling and spinning endlessly
can never feel at peace

what makes you
tremble in fear
thats your true worth now

whatever seems to be
your healing source
is the cause of your pain

whatever you think
is sure, secure and forever
is what hunted you down

whenever your mind flies
it can only land
in the house of madness

whenever love arrives
there is no more space
for your self-claim

a heart filled with love
is like a phoenix
that no cage can imprison

such a bird can only fly
above and beyond
any known universe

 

J. Rumi ” Fountain of Fire”
Translated by Nader Khalili

About Michaela

I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.
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