This is love


white flowers, istanbul

white flowers, istanbul

This is love

This is love:
to fly toward a secret sky,
to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
First, to let go of live.
In the end, to take a step without feet;
to regard this world as invisible,
and to disregard what appears to be the self.

Heart, I said, what a gift it has been
to enter this circle of lovers,
to see beyond seeing itself,
to reach and feel within the breast.

Mevlana
The Divani Shamsi Tabriz, XIII

taken by Pentax K10D, at Istanbul

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