Oh heart, place no honey in the mouth of the
ill! Speak not of entrancing eyes in the assembly of the blind!
Although God is nearer to His servant than his
jugular vein, He is far from those who are far
Occupy yourself with your own inward self!
Then like moons the concealed maidens will come out in theophany […]
The wild beast wouldn’t dare to devour the flesh of the lover:
Love is recognized both by the corrupt and by the good;
and if the beast should attempt to rip the lover apart with words,
the lover’s flesh will become a fatal poison.
To the beak of Love the two worlds are but a single grain.
Everything except love […]
where have you gone
the settler of my soul
did you fly away
or hide in your home
as soon as you saw
the loyalty of my heart
you turned around and
flew like a bird
your vision captured
the wandering of our spirits
then away from the crowd
you journeyed in solitude
you went away so quick
as though you were
a morning breath
carrying a flower’s aroma
but you […]