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The Pilgrim's Song of Acceptance
 
The Pilgrim's Song of Acceptance
  
"The sea of my love for thee has been waving tumultuously at all times, casting on the shore of existence pearls and jewels of priceless value.
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"The sea of my love for thee has been waving tumultuously at all times, casting on the shore of existence pearls and jewels of priceless value. They have appeared from the great deep and are to be wrought cunningly into a crown for the head of my queen.  I went around searching for the queen but nowhere could I find her.  Oh! She was of the pure spirit and I was looking for her in the dust.
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"The house of my heart was such a small and humble abode that I could not believe she would leave her infinite mansion of heaven and become the intimate and associate of the lowly.  But at last I went to her door, seeking her grace of love.  Standing under, the celestial canopy of her pure heart, I lifted my eager, tearful eyes to her majestic, sweet face.  There was I a suppliant for the gift of eternity, the freedom of immensity, and she took pity on me.  With a thousand conflicting hopes battling in my heart I looked up into her face to read her answer, to fathom the depth of the sea of her eyes and if possible through those windows enter the palace of her love.  At last she granted her favors and her smiles on the worshipper of old.  In the midnight of silence when the heavens and earths meet and when the fires and shadows mingle with the gold dust of time, she fed my waiting, trembling lips with ambrosial kisses of acceptance.  Then in complete accord, hand in hand we crossed the threshold of the starlit temple of mystic union while the soft tunes of the twilight melodies reached out ears.
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"And there's another long letter addressed to 'My Ever Wakeful Blue Sky,' and signed 'Thy Warrior Lover,' in which Ahmad pictures himself as an Eastern traveler journeying along the pathway of love to the home of his beloved.  One portion of the letter reads:
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Admad's Quest for an Ideal

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