Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Abu-Said Abil-Kheir - In longing

A pious one
with a hundred beads on your rosary,
or a drunkard in a tavern,
any gift you bring the Beloved
will be accepted
as long as you come in longing.
It is this most secret pain,
this bleeding separation,
which will guide you
to your Heart of Hearts.


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