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June 11, 2014

My Heart Has Gone Everywhere

my heart has gone
everywhere
become everything
searching for You

it is the ground
and yearning for You
rises off it
like mist
on a quiet winter morning
soaked up
by all the world
soaked up by me

separation
is a constant ache
sucked in
with the breath

the out breath:
a silent calling-out
a plea

Your Name
uttered endlessly
by every atom,
steeped in longing

and in the stillness
between breaths
the whole world listens:
waiting
for Your answer

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20th June 2010. For more contemporary sufi poetry in english, please visit Sufi Poetry English.

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