Tag Archives: Sufi poetry

The Journey: a poem الرحيل

This poem, simple as it is, means a lot to me. It is a journey, a kind of spiritual odyssey to the unknown. It features a sea, a moon, lightning, thunder, a boat and a traveller. I rank it among … Continue reading

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The Rose and the Nightingale

Ring… Ring… Ring The bells do Toll Ding…ding…ding But the missing beat is the one  Ringing in my heart. My heart has become Not a continent,* Not the pasture of gazelles,** No, not a temple or a mosque or a … Continue reading

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