1,000 Ramadans

Wells dwell in the bellies,

of the seekers

if we only but knew 

(for) forsaking water, bread,

and the lower self

stomachs will find wholeness

---in holiness

Eating upon the leaves of The One

who fashions the oak out of seed

and fills the (hearts) of the damned

and fills the (parts) of the dams

irrigating (prayers), pastures and plights


Have you not seen the faces of the seekers?have you heard the thunder call His name?have you mistaken (faith) for famine?

have their bodies ever been fuller?


                          The only hunger

in this fast  

                                  is for