The heart trembled with fear
When a calm storm
Changed many a landscapes
Within my own kingdom.

Someone has hoisted a new flag
Of colors that are bright
And pleasing to the sight
Within the vicinity
Of my little heart.

A new Queendom
has come to form
Within the tiny kingdom

And what can I say more
[About]
What else is in store…
[for me]

This and that
are written here and there
but to decipher them
is very hard for sure.

The orchestra played is so fabulous
that the instruments emit
nothing but silence.

Her reign has stolen
My experience of reality.
Only my dreams,
Appearing now and then
Care to quench my thirst of reality.

And what can I say more
[About]
What else is in store…
[for me]

But even as such,
Her smile brings to life
The harvest of paddy fields
In midst of the sand dunes.

She implants in my veins of thought,
An encyclopedia of poetic inspirations.

Like a meteorite,
She blasts the blanket of lethargy,
Filling my heart full of energy.

And what can I say more
[About]
What else is in store…
[for me]

Like a needle that
knits many a broken heart
…as if with her is a prescription
Of a doctor of emotion!

She sets in order all the problems
like a mother arranging
Her kindergarten-going child
In the morning hours.

She assembles
the icons of emotions
In a way that makes
Me go craze and daze!

And what can I say more
[About]
What else is in store…
[for me]

A wonder this is
Not of this glittering world
Nor of the Accursed Iblis
But a trial-like blessing it is-

From Al Wadood,
My Most Loving Lord.

Notes

paddy fields and sand dunes: representing Indian subcontinent and Arabian peninsula

Iblis : The Satan

Al Wadood : the Most Loving Lord, one among the ninety nine names of Allah.