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Short Poems on Love

 

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Love adorns itself;
it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty.

Rabindranath Tagore

 

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Love's gift cannot be given,
it waits to be accepted.

Rabindranath Tagore

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Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks
Within his bending sickle's compass come:
Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,
But bears it out even to the edge of doom.
   If this be error and upon me proved,
   I never writ, nor no man ever loved.

- William Shakespeare

Love seeketh not itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care,
But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

- William Blake, Songs of Experience

 

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O Love, O pure deep Love, be here, be now,
Be all – worlds dissolve into your 
       stainless endless radiance,
Frail living leaves burn with your brighter
        than cold stares –
Make me your servant, your breath, your core. 

- Rumi

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I am mad with love
And no one understands my plight.
Only the wounded
Understand the agonies of the wounded,
When the fire rages in the heart.
Only the jeweller knows the value of the jewel,
Not the one who lets it go.
In pain I wander from door to door,
But could not find a doctor.
Says Mira: Harken, my Master,
Mira's pain will subside
When Shyam comes as the doctor.

 

Mirabai

 

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The hands of
Power
Are often destructive.
The hands of
Love
Are always creative.

Sri Chinmoy

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Love your enemy.
It will not only puzzle him,
But finally illumine him.

- Sri Chinmoy

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When
You talk about
Your wasted love,
You just increase
Your blind ignorance.
Love
Is never wasted.
Love
Can never be wasted,
For love is Infinity's Life.

Sri Chinmoy

 

 

 

Love is an endless mystery,
for it has nothing else to explain it.

- Rabindranath Tagore

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Love's gift cannot be given,
it waits to be accepted.

- Rabindranath Tagore

 

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The most effective medicine
Here on earth
Is love unconditional.

- Sri Chinmoy

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Love is a yearning
Of the One
For the One.

- Sri Aurobindo

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My God is will and triumphs in his paths,
My God is love and sweetly suffers all.

- Sri Aurobindo

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If I speak in the tongues of men and angels,
but have not love,
I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol.

And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge,
and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains,
but have not love, I am nothing.

And if I dole out all my goods, and
if I deliver my body that I may boast
but have not love, nothing I am profited.

Love is long suffering,
love is kind,
it is not jealous,
love does not boast,
it is not inflated.

It is not discourteous,
it is not selfish,
it is not irritable,
it does not enumerate the evil.
It does not rejoice over the wrong, but rejoices in the truth

- Corinthians 13 Love

 

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If we really want to love
we must learn how to forgive.

- Mother Teresa

 

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The success of love is in the loving
- it is not in the result of loving.

- Mother Teresa

 

" Love knows no answer for it does not question."

- silent lotus

See also: Poetry on Love

Photos: Unmesh Swanson, Sri Chinmoy Centre Gallery