Rhythms of the Heart: Rumi
A beloved asked her lover Who is it that you love more? Is it I whom you desire, Or your own self whom you adore? Who are you and I, you ask? Said the lover: I am but a cloak! naming me what I once was But now there is an I no more
Translator: Dr. Nahid Angha, Ph. D. First published in Ecstasy: the world of Sufi poetry & prayer
Sufism: An Inquiry Vol XVI, No. 4
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