POETRY:  Reason is no cause for revelation

Nicholas Gordon

Posted Oct 1, 2005      •Permalink      • Printer-Friendly Version
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Reason is no cause for revelation.
A moment comes and goes; a word endures.
More than sense must underlie sensation.
A holy mind and heart such faith secures.
Depend, then, on your fasting to awaken
A love of Allah easily forsaken.
Nor is there mooring save where hunger moors.

copyright Nicholas Gordon
originally published at http://www.poemsforfree.com/reason.html