Islamic poetry

Excerpt Tuesday – Occidental Exile – Nasr

Nasr_OccidentalExileDr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr (b. 1933) is a prominent Islamic scholar, philosopher, Sufi spiritual advisor, and professor at George Washington University – he is also an accomplished poet, having published 2 books of poetry. This poem, “Occidental Exile”, is from his collection Poems of the Way. You can read the whole poem here. Collage and composition by me.