Tagaq Sutra

Pilgrim in parts
Ply the route entire entre
mensonge and mon songe
Woke in second sleep
Caught in the rain
Eon a season
Sees one broke urn
Trees turn autumnal
Ought one turn to know
Where unfolds eyrie or kyrie
Sound none reason earn to tourn
Whole night now none torren

From The Voice of Sheila Chandra (Alice James Books, 2020). Copyright © 2020 Kazim Ali. Used with permission of the author.