Stories & Poetry

Commentary of love

The best of teachers are those that teach through their actions Whose teachings become a part of their very existence, The ones who walk and talk and breathe what they preach And for their teaching they sweat, and shed tears and they bleed And what subject harder to teach than …

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The best of creation

Peace be upon you Oh Messenger of Allah and your Pure Progeny Peace be upon you Oh Messenger of Allah and your Pure Progeny The final Messenger, the Chosen One Sent from the heavens, as a mercy to all of creation Unique in every aspect, the purest soul to be …

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Those three mystical letters

Those three mystical letters, mystify and hypnotize Ain – Lam – Yaa or A – L – I, they never fail to surprise Its narrated just the mention of his name is blessed What undying secrets had these three letters possessed Yes, undying he was, he is and will always …

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Lady Fatima, the Night of Power

Lady Fatima, the Night of Power Lady Fatima, one of the purest of women in all of the earth Little will we ever know about her true worth The Prophet (pbuh) called her Umme Abiha, the mother of her father not any ordinary father, a father who got closer than …

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The Moon is Also busy

I bow to God in gratitude, And I find the moon is also busy Doing the same. I bow to God in great happiness, And I learn from where the suns And the children And my heart All borrow their Light. I bow to the Friend in deep reverence, And …

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Poem on Islamic Revolution

A cultural country Ancient lasting landmarks It had an exciting, well-spread empire The soil is truly blessed. Cruelty was overcome As the mighty Islamic revolution aroused The bleeding wars of the past Did not put this strong country down Phenomenal traditions Are still embedded in its’ powerful heart The majestic …

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Poem on Love for God

Happy are those devoted to their God, Whether He smiles or shakes the threatening rod, Though destitute, despising kingly state, Their hope in Him, though poor content to wait; Often the cup of misery they drain, And though ’tis bitter they do not complain. Wine gladdens, but brings troubles in …

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I Learned From Husain…

Once upon a time a man by the name of Ghandi testified that, “I learned from Husain how to be oppressed and gain victory.” To that I add…I learned from Husain that dying with dignity in support of your divine principles and truthful beliefs is much better than living with …

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Discourse Between the Two Zainabs

Discourse Between the Two Zainabs By: Jerrmein Abu Shahba They both had immense love to their beloved brother The son of their holy father and exceptional mother   They supported and served the goals of their brother with all their might Together they formed a sibling team and put up …

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Muharram has Come

Muharram has come, so welcome it with takbir, And scatter your tears on the earth See in it the crescent as it manifests itself, See how it is forlorn, contemplating, mourning. Take off the mantle of patience and place it: A yellow robe on one who with grief clothed you, For …

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Tears of Repentance

  My existence is empty and full of regress. Darkness surrounds me I lay in distress A chill shivers up my lifeless bones Painless I am tortured, my body moans Running out of breath, and in despair I take a deep breath but feel no air, I feel a darkness …

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Imam al Hassan al Mujtaba

Imam al Hassan al Mujtaba The first son of Ali al Murtadha The son of the one who was born in holy Ka’aba The son of the ayaatal kubra The first grandson of the final Messenger Taha The first grandson of the one who came closer than qaaba qawsayni aw …

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Fatima is from Me

  The purest lady of all ladies in the universe Daughter of the prophet, their enemies we eternally curse She was like his mother, closer than no other Pure in every aspect, by the Almighty from any defect Her mother gave her wealth, for Islam to flourish and be perfect …

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