Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
Well ... here it is the first episode of our new theme for this month "Rumi, the mystical poet" and I hope you all will appreciate this change of theme and of course I hope that this change of theme will bring back the responses and joy to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. By the way, I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Mom is home again, but she still needs a lot of care, so we have arranged that she has a "private" nurse 4 times a day.
The first poem I love to share here with you all is titled "two days of silence", but first I will tell you a little bit more about Rumi, the mystical poet.
|The Spiritual Master of Rumi
Two Days of Silence
After days of feasting, fast.
After days of sleeping, stay awake
one night. After these times of bitter
storytelling, joking, and serious
considerations, we should give ourselves
two days between layers of baklava
in the quiet seclusion where soul sweetens
and thrives more than with language.
bathing in the silence of the garden
birds praise their Creator