#45 Vaethanan (Maqam Hosseini)
Maqam Hosseini - from the Arabic 'Hosn' meaning 'beauty' or 'splendor;' this Maqam is often associated with the giving of the Torah or the building of the Tabernacle. Hosseini is a pathway of Maqam Bayat.
I climb up that large ayin slide down the big
dalet witness seamlessness turn it around
dyslexic plow the language like a palindrome
Da’ – know!
I climb up the Hebrew running right to left jump
it back left to right all directions fold into the
ascent of letters --
Da’ – know G*d is one G*d alone only G*d
Ask G*d in our prayers to lose that loneliness
we are witnessing at least along for the ride
trying to know something when knowing is not
O holy G*d –
we are trying to do something