"Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us."
"My swan, let us fly to that land Where your Beloved lives forever. That land is always soaked in moonlight; Darkness can never come near it. It is flooded always with the dazzle Of not one, but a million suns."
"Hang the body and the mind between the arms of the Beloved, in the ecstasy of love's joy: Bring the tearful streams of the rainy clouds to your eyes, and cover your heart with the shadow of darkness: Bring your face nearer to His ear, and speak of the deepest...