Poem: First Night of Ramadan

A single stone is thrown in
and the canyon resounds with the

hallelujahs of angels

A single breath contains the
known and unknown universes

Back behind edgeless
space are motions that

vibrate the heart

Back behind ancient mountains and
historical intricacies

a shadow gives way to Light that has a
door in it to

let us through

We take no step that
doesn’t bring us nearer

One sip and the oceans disappear

One glance and the skies
bend closer to hear our

emptiness

One heart-wrench elegant elevation
and we’re on a

plateau tossing a stone in the dark
that never stops echoing
__________________________
8/1/2011
1 Ramadan, 1432

About danielabdalhayymoore

Poet, artist, collagist, publisher, hoping to save a little bit of the world through ecstatic utterance... ordered in balanced lines and unpremeditated images...
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3 Responses to Poem: First Night of Ramadan

  1. Dory Ellen Fish says:

    I am moved by your passion and the beautiful imagery that your words inspire.

    Like

  2. Perhaps I’ve been needled into deeper inspiration…

    Like

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