I am the One Whom I Love

I am the One whom I love, and the One whom I love is myself.
We are two souls incarnated in one body;
if you see me, you see Him,
if you see Him, you see us.

Al Hallaj

From Music of a Distant Drum: Classical Arabic, Persian, Turkish & Hebrew Poems, trans. Bernard Lewis


(Sufi Poets)      ( Al Hallaj Poems)