POETRY:  Remember, too, the holy month of fasting

Remember, too, the holy month of fasting.
Absorb the word of God like burning sand.
Make yourself through prayer a single yearning,
A single breath of faith, a single turning,
Dawn to dusk a diamond in God’s hand.
A moment of pure faith is everlasting,
Nor need one know aught else to understand.


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


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