La Ilaha Ilelah “Poem”
Gift of Rumi breaths in my lungs
There is no God! Says Rumi there is no God
He stops and struggled to say next word
My lungs are on a heavy weight O Rumi
What madness is this
I do the Dhikr all day long “La ilaha Ilelah”
What does it mean?
There is a glass of wine on my table
I have not the courage to touch it
Differentiate the color of glass from that of the wine speaks Rumi
I can neither drink nor leave
I’m thirsty since the day and I fast today as you guide me Rumi
Image of my grandfather comes in my mind and his words
He was a Sufi and where have I gone?
I’m ashamed to think what if he is watching me?
He taught me all the Dhikr and prayers
May my grandpa Rest In Peace I pray for him day and night
What Rumi teaches I saw my grandfather doing it
Where should I go?
I’m lost Rumi
Should I break the glass or should I drink it
I implore Rumi guide me
I close my eyes and say La ilaha Ilelah
La ilah Ilelah , la ilah Ilelah