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Best Sufi Poems

Below are the all-time best Sufi poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of sufi poems written by PoetrySoup members

Sufi Monk Credentialing
This self-explanatory English poem of mine was originally drafted Monday (evening) August 5, 2013, while I was still in Independence, Missouri. I revised it a...

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© Moji Agha  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, community, courage, fairy, freedom, funny, islamic,
Form: Pastoral

Ecstasy of Sufi Whirling
Letting my body perfectly free
As anonymous star in the sky’s sea 
While whirling, I closed my eyes
Lit the Holy Candle inside
As light as an air

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Categories: sufi, god, journey, religious, spiritual, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Melting Point

The moment I saw you
I fell in love with the universe.
Like raindrops rippling a still pond,
our concentric circles coalesced -
moving past duality and melting into...

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Categories: sufi, appreciation, devotion, joy, soulmate, together, true
Form: Free verse

Mint stars reaching out to greet the sky 
Cool zephyr blowing across your cheeks
Much nearer, your silhouette appears
Like a fog carried by beams ,you advance

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Categories: sufi, devotion, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member RAINBOWS HERE

Good earth styles
Fine ample grass;
A fine raiment

Sun and rain speak
Splurge fond refrain;
Rainbows echo

Dawn flings 
Shadows drowned;
Awake to birdsong

Man-made park
Forest architecture;
In the city

Journey here
Begin within;
Greet the...

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Categories: sufi, devotion,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan
Translation of Mahakavi Bharathiyar’s poem: “Asai Mugam” or “Beloved Face”

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, religion, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Ektara - I have a string within

h  h  h
a   a   a
v    v    v
e     e ...

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Categories: sufi, spiritual, symbolism, wisdom,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member The Coop
The People's Coop
is a warm inviting place,
for some
a reading and meditation
and arts practice and performance space,
for others
a place to ride sleek bicycles
with self-and-other improvement book...

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Categories: sufi, change, earth, gospel, health, integrity, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Dear Republicans for God and Country
Thanks for your letter
asking for a free Taoist consult
on how to bring God talk
and experience
back into our Big Agri-MilitantIndustrialized Busyness Schools
and possibly our extended family...

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Categories: sufi, caregiving, education, happiness, health, integrity, leadership,
Form: Political Verse
Olympus Opium
tears fall from the eyes of a broken soul
lost without her mate of choice the shrunken soul

ask for the truth of the lie to be...

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Categories: sufi, africa, beautiful, beauty, identity, lost love,
Form: Ghazal
My Guardian Angeles
My Guardian Angels


Tattooed Angels
Enshrine my body,
Protectors of what's right,
forever vigilant
All day and all through the night!

Ganesh, Hindu Elephant God,
Loyal son of Shiva and Parvati
Embodiment of...

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Categories: sufi, daughter, father daughter, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
My Response To Rumi

Tell the Friend I’m coming, with a wine sack and a thirst.
Been too long in solitude, got a sickness in my bones.

Pray? Where...

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Categories: sufi, desire, love, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Office Meeting
The stretched moments and the yawns I swallow are bitter 
Mr. Boss keeps rolling his eyes 

Sleep is camping behind my eyelids and I hopelessly...

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© Rahy Hy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, women, work,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wake Asia Wake - Part One - 3
No wisdom more canny than the folksome pantun’s peasant proverbials
            Wake! Monde Malais! Wake...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, inspirational,
Form: Dramatic monologue
the way of bright honour
o seeker read these words and weep
for thy soul so still asleep
as yet unawakened to
this world of love divine and deep

o seeker hear these words...

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Categories: sufi, allah, beauty, devotion, god, love, philosophy,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Eighteen
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Eighteen

Even as the lower rubbed its dazed eyes over Her hillocks
The light-foot Lass of Lahore made her way...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
My Transgressions
The glowing sun is just about set
And I have a glass of wine in my hand
A candle burns in a robust flame
My beloved snuggles in...

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Categories: sufi, wine,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Ten
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Ten

Of late dying yellowing orange rays glint through the turret
Where neither muezzin nor mullah bids the sun to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufi, allegory,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Andromeda-w
I used to teach A for Andromeda, a play
As back as in late sixties.
I desire to buy the star Andromeda
Of the Andromeda galaxy
From the cosmologist...

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Categories: sufi, star,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Andromeda
I wanted to buy the star                   ...

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Categories: sufi, fantasy, romantic,
Form: Verse
Ishq kay rang me rang ja jogi ishq ishq hi hoja tu,
Kaif-o-masti me kho ja mast qalander hoja tu,
Choor jhamelay dunya kay sab rishte natay...

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Categories: sufi, allah, lonely, love,
Form: Rubai
Who is out there
Who is there….?

Restless night and disturbing dream,
makes me walk in this moonlight stream.
Wondrous mental activities nerving profound,
searching for release from this madness imaging sound.
Knocking at...

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Categories: sufi, spiritual, spoken word,
Form: Ballade
Experience the thrill of diffusE
Consciousness as you synC
Seamlessly, merging the senseS
Throwing out troubling thoughT
Abandoning your self while your aurA
Seeks the Sufi pathS
Yield - all is...

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Categories: sufi, faith, uplifting,
Form: Acrostic
Ipsofacto of { Fear
Ipsofacto of { Fear

Call yourself Christian
Call yourself Human
Call yourself Mohammedans

Say you are Sufi
Say you are Wicca 
Say you are Krishna Marti

Be nailed to suffering
The message...

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Categories: sufi, natural disasters
Form: Free verse

The entire Budhist monk"s life is but a preperation,
For his Death Point or moment of seperation.

The Jains have santhara,
Quitting life consciously to join with the...

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Categories: sufi, death, education, inspirational, introspection, life, peace,
Form: Couplet