Shlomo ibn Gabirol

(1021-1055 / Spain)

I Look For You - Poem by Shlomo ibn Gabirol

I look for you early,
my rock and my refuge,
offering you worship
morning and night;
before your vastness
I come confused
and afraid for you see
the thoughts of my heart.

What could the heart
and tongue compose,
or spirit's strength
within me to suit you?
But song soothes you
and so I'll give praise
to your being as long
as your breath-in-me moves.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 16, 2010



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