it is whispered,
that not even lovers know where to go.
up the trying trail. or down the absolving
the truth is, a whisper invites yeksui all the same;
when navigating a frozen tundra in the
dead of summer
or when heat masquerades as a kiss.
it is pictured,
that not even lovers know where to row.
tackling the wispy waters. or splitting the ethereal
eclipse (in two).
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Check out the Sufi glossary for more on yeksui. Mustafa Abubaker is an ATL-based writer and journalist. He has started writing poetry again recently to help inspire him finish his new novel.