Sufi Trees

The trees are Sufis
Swaying back and forth
Intoxicated with Allah’s light

Some are arched, with their backs bent
Others stand straight and tall
Performing the Hadra

Their green hair waves left to right
Rocking their heads —
Dhikr has engulfed them

Their arms reach high to the sky
Trying to reach Allah —
They have forgotten this materialistic world

© By  Adnan Tariq (with help from Sidi Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore) 

22/05/2007

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7 Responses to Sufi Trees

  1. usma says:

    va va! 🙂

  2. MysticSaint says:

    lovely poem, mashallah!

    we r having a sufi poetry carnival here,

    mysticsaint.blogspot.com/2007/04/sufi-poetry-carnival-celebrating-divine.html

    dare join? its already late. but feel free to send ur entry at the last moment. lets see if we can squeeze some space.

    latest update
    mysticsaint.blogspot.com/2007/05/sufi-poetry-carnival-updates-and-call.html

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  4. Abdur Rahman says:

    Salaams Adnan,

    Ma sha Allah! Lovely. Beautiful.

    Abdur Rahman

  5. d says:

    al-salaamo wa alaykum bai, i really liked this poem! masha allah wa alaykum al-salaam

  6. waqas says:

    Masha Allah Adnan… Again. What can i say about your poems, where do you get all these ideas from. May Allah give you the power to write more poesms.

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