Pink Tint

Do read this beautiful poem by the poet Rumi shared by the blogger Maverick on his site.

Maverick Mist

Pink Tint (2017)
Digital print from the series Flora and Fauxna
Patty Carroll – American

What was said to the RoseWhat was said to the rose that made it open was saidto me here in my chest.What was told the cypress that made it strongand straight, what waswhispered the jasmine so it is what it is, whatever madesugarcane sweet, whateverwas said to the inhabitants of the town of Chigil inTurkestan that makes themso handsome, whatever lets the pomegranate flower blushlike a human face, that isbeing said to me now. I blush. Whatever put eloquence inlanguage, that’s happening here.The great warehouse doors open; I fill with gratitude,chewing a piece of sugarcane,in love with the one to whom every that belongs!~ Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi ‘Rumi the Book of Love – poems of ecstasy and longing’.Translated…

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