sufism

mergence

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every little thing
leads me
to you

it is in you
I see
all things

 

treasure

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Beloved
what have I lost
when I have found You

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shams

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presence

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Beloved –
how vain
are my attempts
to reach you

when you have been
right here
all along

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mystic

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ambrosial hour of dawn
adrift in a state of oblivion
of which nothing can be said

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art by Gülcan Karadağ

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the calling

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You are
with me
within me
every second
of every moment

Yet, I live the truth
of ‘You’ away from ‘I’

Yet I feel
this intense separation
from home
Like an unborn child
pulled away
from womb

Like the thirsty desert
that longs for rain,
an affliction
with no remedy for pain.

Sleepless at night
restless for days
Beloved, your memory
stirs me awake.

My trembling lips
heaped with sighs,
endless tears, in your name
are now running dry.

Without you, my essence,
how am I
to stay alive?

Calling out
my entire being
leaps,
gasping
for a breath ..

I miss you.
Take me home.

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adrift

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I wandered with a hunger
that only your love
satisfied.

Secrets unveiled with time
pure gratitude remained
for all that I was denied.

As the vision got clearer
chaos collapsed, doors opened
even those I never knew.

Now I keep finding myself
lost in the mystery
that is You.

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Photography courtesy Ahmed M. Abdulazim

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union

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make me that part of You
that can never be separated
ever again

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luminous dream

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I wish I could write like the poets
who immortalize moments forever
they pick up a pen
and the poem writes for itself

I wish I could dance like the dervishes
who ecstatically lose themselves
in the rhythm that empties them of themselves
whirling, they reach the skies and touch the deepest oceans

I wish I could show you what I see
in the tickling laughter of a little child
in the touch of a delicate spirit
in the wilderness of nature
and the holy flight of a bird

I wish I could fill your space with a sweet lullaby
drawn from the music of angels
blanket you in my arms
that you begin to feel the warmth of my burning heart
I wish I could give you what I need the most .. and more

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majesty

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your
one whisper
one glance
and I melt again
into nothingness

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photography courtesy Arha : http://arha-blossom.com

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repose

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words
can’t articulate
how you stir my soul
in quiet contemplation

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one with the breeze, my beautiful sister ❤

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bowed

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I am here
at your threshold
empty

fill me up
with you

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winged flight

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my soul
takes flight
as I lie surrendered
on your sacred shrine

in each sacred moment
the Universe reveals secrets
hidden from my tiny eyes

rooted in you, Beloved
let my life be
a dance into the light
unto you
a loving sacrifice

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music courtesy two of my favourite artists – Ludovico Einaudi and Phaeleh

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essence

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ablaze
in my heart
you persist

suffused
in your light
I exist

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infinite

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I taste you
in breathing waters
hear you
in the laughing sky

flying
into the light
I take a dip
in eternity

each moment
pregnant with you
my feet
touch

only
to kiss
the holy ground

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weightless

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my life
dances
upon the wind
as you hold me aloft

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path

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words fall through me
and rituals pull me away
now that each step
I take towards you
is a prayer

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rain

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a kiss
in each drop
your love
pours down
my soul

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radiant

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my dreams
how beautifully
they glow
softly burning
at your altar

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unravel

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as you slowly reveal
me to myself
through every experience
may I only become
a heart that bleeds love
a soul that pours light

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