O my Lord, the stars glitterby Rabia al-Basri (Rabia al- Adawiyya)
English version by Charles Upton
Original Language Persian/Farsi
O my Lord,
the stars glitter
and the eyes of men are closed.
Kings have locked their doors
and each lover is alone with his love.
Here, I am alone with you.
|-- from Doorkeeper of the Heart: Versions of Rabia, Translated by Charles Upton|