He Who Never Dies

Novid Shaid, 2002, Copyright

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Fervent fires are raging

During freezing nights,

Restless seas are writhing

In the stillest nights,

Ardent hearts are sighing

During silent nights,

Yearning for their cherished Friend,

He, who never dies.

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The Meeting

By Novid Shaid, September, 2010

Innamaa hadhihi hayaatu mataa’ – “verily this life is full of struggles”- Young Fata to Dhun Nun Al Misri– Kitab Ul Futuwwa

Abadan tahinnu ilaykumu arwah – “forever do the spirits find rest with You” – Imam Shihaabudeen Suhwardi

When I was a restless youth

And my heart was searching for truth

A chance meeting transformed me

And I was born again, weeping like a baby.

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