Mount Arafat


Before You Lord,
I stand in solitude-
Wrap in pieces of
White clothes

Chants of praises
For atonement of my sins

Coveting Your flowering
Flowering life
And blossom end
Most forgiven
Most love-ever

I hear melody of Qur’an,
Sermons of love
Light of the globe
Honey of that Day

The day of wailings
Gnashing of teeth
Infinite joys
Infinite sobbings
(C) Umar Osabo
August, 2018

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