(1321 - 1389 / Shiraz / Iran)

Absolutely Clear

Don't surrender your loneliness
So quickly.
Let it cut more deep.

Let it ferment and season you
As few human
Or even divine ingredients can.

Something missing in my heart tonight
Has made my eyes so soft,
My voice
So tender,

My need of God
Absolutely
Clear.

by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

Comments (3)

Awesome.......My need of God, Absolutely Clear.
Longing for God is the essence of Sufism and the epitome of Love
Wow! 'Something missing in my heart tonight Has made my eyes so soft, My voice So tender, My need of God Absolutely Clear. ' How clear and honest in his expressions of his need for God