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Quotes About Poetry

Quotes About Poetry Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. ♦    ♦    ♦ Poetry is the poetic expression of the universe’s hidden beauty and symmetry, and the heart-ravishing, smiling view...

Poems by Rumi

Poems by Rumi Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (جلال‌الدین محمد رومی‎), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى), Mevlânâ, Mawlānā (مولانا, “our master”), Mevlevî, Mawlawī (مولوی, “my master”), and more popularly simply as Rumi (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic originally...

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His Existence and Unity

His Existence and Unity A short addendum Listen to the following verse: Do they not observe the sky above them how We have constructed it and adorned it. (50:6) Look at the sky’s face, where you see a silence in restful serenity; a wise, purposive motion; radiance in majesty; a...

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Poems

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Poems Bediüzzaman Said Nursi (1877 – 23 March 1960), also spelled Said-i Nursî, officially Said Okur and commonly known with the honorific Bediüzzaman (بديع الزّمان, Badī’ al-Zamān), meaning “wonder of the age”; or simply Üstad, “master”) was a Kurdish Sunni Muslim theologian. He wrote the Risale-i Nur Collection, a body of Qur’anic...

History of Poetry

History of Poetry Poetry as an art form predates written text.[1] The earliest poetry is believed to have been recited or sung, employed as a way of remembering oral history, genealogy, and law. Poetry is often closely related to musical traditions,[2] and the earliest poetry exists in the form of hymns (such as the work of Sumerian priestess Enheduanna), and...

Metre (Poetry)

Metre (Poetry) In poetry, metre (British) or meter (American; see spelling differences) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in verse. Many traditional verse forms prescribe a specific verse metre, or a certain set of metres alternating in a particular order. The study and the actual use of metres and forms of versification are both known as prosody. (Within linguistics, “prosody”...

Poetry From A Humble Perspective

Poetry From A Humble Perspective Poetry is the voice, wording, and expression of the truth and essence of humankind, their love, excitement, trouble, grief, and joys, the expression of their sensing and evaluation of existence and the beyond, through the tongue of feelings and emotions in an open or hidden...

Poetry

What is Poetry? Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and...

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Two Supreme Proofs of Divine Unity

Two Supreme Proofs of Divine Unity With whatever is in it, the universe is a supreme proof; with its tongues of the unseen and manifest worlds, it declares God’s Unity and glorifies Him. Announcing the Unity of the All-Merciful, it continuously proclaims: There is no deity but He! All the...

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Two Tables Were Imparted To My Heart

Two Tables Were Imparted To My Heart (NOTE: About 25 years ago on Yusa Tepesi in Beykoz, Istanbul, when I had decided to renounce the world, several important friends came to call me back to the world and my former position. I told them to leave me till the following...

A Ray From The Manifestation of The Divine Name The All-Wise

A Ray From The Manifestation of The Divine Name The All-Wise In His Name, glory be to Him. There is nothing that does not glorify Him with His praise.“Look at the Book of the Universe’s colorful page.” Through that poem’s window, I looked at the stars and wished I were...

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