Everything’s going well,
you seem to have everything arranged
as you like it: you glance into
the banqueting hall, the chandelier
and there’s this alleyway
and a passage, then a door,
the pavement in front of it
To ask a question beyond answering
may seem to some to be a waste of mind..
and yet it may advance some reasoning,
thus, other questions, real answers find:
I’ve never seen him just like this before.
Crouched at the entrance to the largest run,
the burrowed-out soil in front of it
In the deepest deeps of the human heart,
what separates Christian and Muslim,
Islam and Christianity?
Like the unicorn,
they have to need to be;
to hear our need for them to be.
This is what love
sounds like. This
is how you know
the heart is only ever one.
He was full of questions.
For others, he provided answers
that stunned their knowledge and their world;
for him, his answers were but springboards