Love is The Water of Life - a Poem by Rumi

A life without love is no life at all
don't even count that as living a life.
Love is the water of life.
Pour yourself a large drink of love
and drink it up with all your heart and soul!

A soul without love is like a fish out of water.
A loveless soul is miserable and already dead
even if being a high-ranking politician!

عمر كه بى عشق رفت هيچ حسابش مگير
آب حيات است عشق در دل و جانش پرير
هر كه به جز عاشقان ماهى بى آب دان
مرده و پژمرده است گر چه بود او وزير
 مولانا جلال الدين بلخي رومي

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