Treasure Island

Yunus Emre

(1238-1320 / Turkey)

God permeates the whole wide world


God permeates the whole wide world.
Yet His truth is revealed to none.
You better seek Him in yourself.
You and He aren't apart-you're one.

The other world lies beyond sight.
Here on earth we must live upright.
Exile is torment, pain, and blight.
No one comes back once he is gone.

Come, let us all be friends for once,
Let us make life easy on us,
Let us be lovers and loved ones,
The earth shall be left to no one.

To you, what Yunus says is clear,
Its meaning is in your heart's ear:
We should all live the good life here,
Because nobody will live on.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (God permeates the whole wide world by Yunus Emre )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. SOFT POCKET HERCULES, NICHOLAS CAMPBELL
  2. You cannot go, gajanan mishra
  3. Rebecca, Claudia Scott
  4. DREAM TIME, NICHOLAS CAMPBELL
  5. ABOUT NOTHING, NICHOLAS CAMPBELL
  6. Humpty Dumpty, michael hagwood
  7. ELEGY FOR THE LIVING, NICHOLAS CAMPBELL
  8. guardian angel, Miss. Tanease Berry
  9. Queen of Hearts, Tania Montgomery
  10. hick-eww, Mandolyn ...

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Raleigh

EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]