Z H Khan
Z H Khan Poems
|5.||From The Homely Brother||4/14/2005|
|7.||Eulogy For A Braver Heart Than Mine||4/14/2005|
|8.||My Abu Talib||4/14/2005|
|10.||Why I Should Love Something As Worthless As You||4/14/2005|
|12.||Fajr In Fear||4/14/2005|
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Fajr In Fear
There is a nagging gnawing on the inside of my self
It’s the feeling of my body giving up before its time.
In the quiet twilight hours between one prayer and another
Once I prayed for health
Now I pray for peace.
There is a writhing moaning in the deepness of my heart
It’s the devil down within me that wants me to complain.
But I have built a fortress with the patience of my faith
And I will shelter there
However harsh the pain.
There is a desperate longing in the reach of my embrace
For life and love and happiness and gentle many years
But I shall ...