Category Archives: Poetry

“This one is for the Ladies” by Aqeela Naqvi‏

This one is for the ladies who feel crippled at the soul from fighting the dark fight to fit in and feel right, to keep this porcelain doll all right from being thrown around, sized up, measured down every crack … Continue reading

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Revolution in the Heart by Nouri Sardar

In every heart, Hussain has a revolution * * * I speak to you of a love greater than love He falls a dreamer’s falling star from above And he perches upon the heart like a dove His wings like … Continue reading

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“There’s No Saying ‘Goodbye’ When it Comes to Hussain (s)” by Aqeela Naqvi

Months of mourning have passed, found their home, have faded into the dark side of the moon. Our hearts, now are weighted, the sighing creases of our mouths and the trembling paleness of palms prepare to bid farewell to the … Continue reading

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The Garden by Nouri Sardar

The Garden If they think I’m misled… I show them Mohammed Mohammed, Mohammed… Mohammed, Mohammed * * * I’ve walked in a world of love and lessons… and saw it, a heavenly garden When daily through this gardened I strolled… … Continue reading

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I Have Long Awaited by Nouri Sardar

O’ Baqir… I have long awaited O’ Baqir… to with you be greeted As foretold by Mustafa… O’ Baqir I am Jaber * * * O’ fifth shining light that decorates a whole household of gold Know that I’m Jaber … Continue reading

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Ali’s Visit by Nouri Sardar

I’m entranced by Ali, entranced by… his might Like his battles stood in awe of… his might So I ask O’ Lord in hope that… you might Grant me his visitation… and allow Me to stand in front of Ali… … Continue reading

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Be Like The Earth by Rana Ghuloom

Be like the earth Be like this Earth This humble Earth This proud beautiful Earth. From East to West It gave of its soil with love So we could come to being. As the first of us set foot on … Continue reading

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