the lover is always getting lost …


Istanbul Tulip Festival, Pentax K10d

Istanbul Tulip Festival, Pentax K10d

The Intellectual

The intellectual is always showing off;
the lover is always getting lost.

The intellectual runs away, afraid of drowning;
the whole business of love is to drown in the sea.

Intellectuals plan their repose;
lovers are ashamed to rest.

The lover is always alone,
even surrounded with people;

like water and oil, he remains apart.
The man who goes to the trouble of giving advice to a lover gets
nothing.

He’s mocked by passion.

Mevlana

2 responses to “the lover is always getting lost …

  1. SO NICE
    I LIKE YOUR LINES

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