Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Now I blush

Beloved, I sought You
here and there,
asked for news of You
from all I met;

Then saw You
and found we were one.

Now I blush to think I ever
searched for signs of You.

- Fakhruddin Iraqi, may God be well pleased with him
from his marvelous work, Lama'at, Divine Flashes (credit)

Translation by William C. Chittick and Peter Lamborn Wilson Pin It Now!