Outward blindness is
the gift of true lovers.
From not-seeing, a rose;
its fragrance draws us
closer to His Presence.
Many ways to the Way!
Let us say no more.
Now: the revolving.
(Poem excerpt from Nocturnal Light)
© 2003 Aïda Touré
Leave a comment
Filed under Islam, Love, Sufi Poetry
Tagged as Love, poetry, Sufi Poetry
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
- Amina Magazine (english) (francais)
- Tribune de l'Artiste (english) (francais)
All poems, texts & artwork are copyighted 2003-2012 by Aïda Touré.
Visual Sufi Poetry by Aida Toure is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.