quote: rumi

…First, when I was apart from you,
this world did not exist,
nor did any other.

Second, whatever I was looking for
was always you…

[from I Have Five Things to Say, as quoted in Barks’ The Essential Rumi

…There’s nothing worse than to walk out along the street
without you. I don’t know where I’m going.
You’re the road and the knower of roads,
more than maps, more than love.

[from The Arc of Your Mallet, as quoted in Barks’ The Essential Rumi

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