Sadiqullah Khan


The Homeless Treasure - Poem by Sadiqullah Khan

This place has a vault of sky,
Is it limitless in a walled pavilion.
The one who sits outside,
Is the homeless treasure.
The thief of my heart!
For whom is the lock and key?

For the great Sufi poet Hakim Sanai of Ghazni. (11th century)

Sadiqullah Khan
Peshawar
January 10,2013.

Topic(s) of this poem: love and art


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Detail of the minaret of Ghazni built during the Ghaznavid era. (963-1187)

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 20, 2014


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