Love. Maryam and Sufism

This one sings the most beautiful love songs.
This one lost his voice; but he writes them.
This one weeps while he recites.
This one can't speak a word,
so he just weeps.
The sky seems to be listening,
some stars sparkle quicker than others;
I don't close my eyes. I just watch
The wonder of the sound of voices.
Silent voices, in the dark,
whispering countless names.
I breath in, breath out,
with a name forever in my tongue,
my lips,
my throat.
I breath Your name,
exhale Your name,
in, out,
and the effect it has on my dreams
reminds me of those songs I hear,
the weeping that conforts the heart,
and the silent voices in the dark.
I don't get tired of saying it.
I only get surprised.
Because once more letters, numbers, sounds,
dance a perfect dance,
saying, like a secret,
that life is death, that death is life,
that mixture is balance,
that Love comes through untouchable matter.
The one who sings has retreated himself.
And the one who weeps is tired.
The one who whispers is confused now.
As for me,
I am asleep.
And your name is my breath.

8 comment (s):

  1. Anonymous said...

    Salam Maryam, I feel deeply touched and in accord with this poem and I've put it on my blog with a link back here. I hope that's okay. Thank you also for your link to one of my posts.

    Love and blessings,

    PS it was very difficult to post a comment here with a WordPress ID, several problems, I thought I better let you know

  2. Maryam said...

    Salam Yafiah.... I don't know why there was a problem maybe a glitch...? I am happy that you could anyway leave this comment. It makes me feel very happy what you say, thank you dear sister.
    Ya Haqq,


  3. Angelus Mortis said...

    Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Maryam, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you.My sincere apologies if i had alarm you. I came across your Tassawuf Blog while researching on the topic of Sufism. I hadn't read through your whole blog, only snippets of it but in those few short moments, it is a fantastic read.Congratulations for sharing to the rest of the world your inspiring and well scripted thoughts and poetry. You have clearly made a fan out of me. Maybe your first from Singapore :). May i linked my facebook to your blog Maryam to share your beautiful works with friends and families. Keep up the great work, cheers.

    Best Regards

  4. Maryam said...

    Salam Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your words. I am grateful this blog gives you inspiration. It is my only desire to please Allah.

    Ya Haqq,


  5. Teresa Silverthorn said...

    Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful...

  6. Khuram said...

    Salaam Maryam,

    Mashaallah, you know your way with words, emotions, feelings. I love the debt and the intensity in your poem. Very well written. You are giftet.



  7. Ebru said...

    Wow, absolutely love it! I dabble in a lil poetry here and there but now Im ashamed of mine! beautiful!

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