Rumi – Out beyond ideas

Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing,
there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass,
the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn’t make any sense.

Rumi (Sufi Mystic 1207-1273 A.D.)

translation by Coleman Barks


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