Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


The Holy Hymn


I beg to thee
I pray to thee.
The most gracious, the most merciful,
The most pious, the most beautiful.
I seek to thee
I heed to thee.
The most sustainer, the most cherisher
The most preserver, the most destroyer.
The owner of the worlds
The ruler of the days.

Praise unto thee
Honour unto thee.
Guide me the right
Give me the light.
The most eternal, the most exceptional,
The most unique, the most dynamic.
Cure my sin
Pure my heart.
The king of the kings, the poet of the poets.
The most kind, the most omnipotent,
The most compassionate, the most omniscient.

Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2011
Edited: Thursday, March 08, 2012

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  • Salema Khatun (3/5/2012 9:18:00 AM)

    There is no wrong in the poem or in the story according to me and my understanding of the poem. The is all about the praising and admiring of the universal God rather than the sectarian God in which some people may find some fault as they love to divide the divine God according to their sectarian needs to satisfy their whims or the poem might not suit the atheist -the people of anti-God, but I find the a super one, really really a holy hymn and very suitable for every one, thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/19/2012 2:40:00 AM)

    abdul wahab, Please tell us what do you want from the God? God, Himself would have shocked, after having read your poem.

    Any way, well written..Good.. (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (2/4/2012 11:08:00 AM)

    A great combination of archaic & modern words...fantastic Poem
    indeed a holy hymn...hands off to u
    God bless u... (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/29/2012 9:39:00 PM)

    Praise unto thee
    Honour unto thee.
    Guide me the right
    Give me the light... nice one n i admire contents, , lead me kindly to lights...10 (Report) Reply

  • Harindhar Reddy (1/23/2012 8:54:00 AM)

    Dear paisano, What hymn it is! You we praise this in our poems but you praised none other than the god in this poem.

    I wonder how you created these ethereal line from the nub of your heart. It is devotional and shows supreme power at its best! So all the best say your buddy......

    Thumps up with a loud cheer! (Report) Reply

  • Sylvia Lukeman (1/22/2012 5:11:00 AM)

    A heartfelt poem full of personal passion, A wonderful prayer

    Thank you for sharing it with us

    Thank you for your generous comments about my poem You made me Smile (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (12/21/2011 4:54:00 AM)

    A holy hymn is really holy. please go through my poems.
    with best wishes
    ramesh rai
    rkrai100@gmail.com (Report) Reply

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