From your power I am able

A lover asked his beloved,

Do you love yourself more
 than you love me?

The beloved replied,

I have died to myself
 and I live for you.

I’ve disappeared from myself
 and my attributes.

I am present only for you.

I have forgotten all my learning,

but from knowing you
 I have become a scholar.

I have lost all my strength,

but from your power 
I am able.

If I love myself
 I love you.

If I love you
 I love myself.

Rumi, Do you love me?

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