An Infant in your Arms

The tide of my love
Has risen so high let me flood
over

You.

Close your eyes for a moment
And maybe all your
fears and fantasies

Will end.

If that happened
God would become an infant in your

Arms

And then you
Would have to nurse all

Creation! 

From ‘The Gift by D.Ladinsky

Copyright © 1999 by Daniel Ladinsky. Reprinted by permission of the author.

- Hafiz Poems