Sadiqullah Khan


Until Tomorrow’s Sun


From my box of perfume, genie
Fly, amber, musk, oudh and henna
From the smoke, outlines sandy silhouettes
Smell of earth, damp warmth from oak
Sojourns lone, loves distant, a door’s creek
Banish the moon, stars and dew
Until tomorrow’s sun, don’t wake me up.

Sadiqullah Khan
Islamabad
December 9,2013.

Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency @ …

Submitted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
Edited: Sunday, May 25, 2014
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Topic(s): love


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