Saturday, June 20, 2009

I Love You


At last you have departed and gone to the Unseen.
What marvellous route did you take from this world?

Beating your wings and feathers,
you broke free from this cage.
Rising up to the sky
you attained the world of the soul.
You were a prized falcon trapped by an Old Woman.
Then you heard the drummer’s call
and flew beyond space and time.

As a lovesick nightingale, you flew among the owls.
Then came the scent of the rose garden
and you flew off to meet the Rose.

The wine of this fleeting world
caused your head to ache.
Finally you joined the tavern of Eternity.
Like an arrow, you sped from the bow
and went straight for the bull’s eye of bliss.

This phantom world gave you false signs
But you turned from the illusion
and journeyed to the land of truth.

You are now the Sun
what need have you for a crown?
You have vanished from this world -
what need have you to tie your robe?

I’ve heard that you can barely see your soul.
But why look at all?
yours is now the Soul of Souls!

O heart, what a wonderful bird you are.
Seeking divine heights,
Flapping your wings,
you smashed the pointed spears of your enemy.

The flowers flee from autumn, but not you
You are the fearless rose
that grows amidst the freezing wind.

Pouring down like the rain of heaven
you fell upon the rooftop of this world.
Then you ran in every direction
and escaped through the drain spout . . .

Now the words are over
and the pain they bring is gone.
Now you have gone to rest
in the arms of the Beloved

8 comments:

Benrauf said...

jiwang2..haha..revenge

Nite Garden said...

jiwang2 karat2 kan ben kan hehehe

the anThropologist said...

Benrauf dan Nite Garden:

At last you have departed and gone to the Unseen.
What marvellous route did you take from this world?

Jiwang ker? Read between the line please....

Nite Garden said...

Cheq tak pandai nak read between the lines ni *sigh

the anThropologist said...

Ler. It's Father's Day kan :D

Nite Garden said...
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Nite Garden said...

"Now you have gone to rest in the arms of the Beloved"

Moga dicucuri Rahmat-Nya

ok understood now :P

the anThropologist said...

Good student :D