Photo: Divan Jami, Haft Orang, Joseph and Zulaykha; Iran, 16th century
Friend, this is the only way
to learn the secret way:
Ignore the paths of others,
even the saints' steep trails.
Don't journey at all.
Rip the veil from your face.
Quote Source and Recommended Reading:
'The Longing In Between: Sacred Poetry From Around The World'
By Ivan M. Granger (Author)
A delightful collection of soul-inspiring poems from the world's great religious and spiritual traditions, accompanied by Ivan M. Granger's meditative thoughts and commentary. Rumi, Whitman, Issa, Teresa of Avila, Dickinson, Blake, Lalla, and many others. These are poems of seeking and awakening... and the longing in between.