Come, come, you will never find a friend like me.
Where is a beloved like me in all the world?
Come, don’t waste your life running back and forth.
You are like a dry valley, I am the rain.
You are a city laid to waste, I am the architect.
translated by Talat S. Halman
6 thoughts on “an invitation by Rumi”
I love the sense of imploring or begging that comes across
I think it’s an invitation hard to resist.
Glad you like it, Robert.
Nice quote..love to read Rumi’s saying and quotes
Yes, his writing is quite wonderful.