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You love yourself
As much as you love obeying Him
the kindness of Christian does not leave
the Moslem or Jew to starve
but in feeding both-
tell the Moslem
to eat in his mosque
and the Jew
to eat in his synagogue
for while this food is healthy and good,
for Christian, Moslem, and Jew to share
syncretism will poison
your Christianity
thank one another, but eat as you worship
apart from one another
have you not observed
the war between the great religions of Abraham
when we fight over food at the same table
but the great peace betwixt all three
when the three tip their heads
and walk past each other?
I feel homesick
As remembrance flows through my veins
Trying to water my heart
As thirsty, as I am
Listening to its anxious begging, sentences of hope
Feeling its deep desire, words of love
Hearing its urge, letters weeping

يا فَتَّاحُ
افتح لنا باباً في الجنة

For You and I
My brother and sister
To finally reunite
Hamna Jun 21
𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑜𝑥𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑠𝑚,
𝐼 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑡𝑒𝑙𝑦 𝑠𝑢𝑛𝑘 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑑𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑠𝑒𝑎𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑠.
𝐼 𝑠𝑤𝑖𝑚 𝑡𝑜 𝑚𝑎𝑛𝑒𝑢𝑣𝑒𝑟 𝑚𝑦 𝑤𝑎𝑦 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑑𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠,
𝐵𝑢𝑡 ℎ𝑜𝑤?
𝐷𝑟𝑢𝑛𝑘 𝑖𝑠 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝐼’𝑣𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑒.
𝐹𝑜𝑟 𝐼’𝑣𝑒 𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑔𝑜𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑎 𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑥𝑖𝑜𝑢𝑠𝑙𝑦 𝑤𝑎𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑚𝑒.
𝐴𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑑𝑒𝑎𝑡ℎ 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑏𝑙𝑜𝑤𝑖𝑛𝑔.
𝐵𝑢𝑡 𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑙𝑙, 𝑚𝑦 𝑐𝑟𝑎𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑓𝑎𝑚𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑓𝑙𝑜𝑤𝑖𝑛𝑔.
𝑌𝑎 𝑅𝑎𝑠𝑢𝑙𝑙𝑢𝑙𝑎ℎ صلى الله عليه وسلم
𝐻𝑒𝑙𝑝 𝑚𝑒 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑑 𝑚𝑦 𝑤𝑎𝑦!
𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑎 𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡𝑒𝑜𝑢𝑠 𝑝𝑎𝑡ℎ ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑑𝑖𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑠ℎ𝑒𝑑.
𝑀𝑦 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑖𝑠 𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑎𝑔𝑒𝑑 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑒𝑣𝑖𝑙 𝑙𝑎𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑜𝑓 𝑒𝑔𝑜𝑠.
𝑃𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑒 𝑜𝑏𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑏𝑙𝑎𝑐𝑘𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑦𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑚𝑜𝑜𝑛𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑟𝑎𝑑𝑖𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒.
𝐹𝑜𝑟 𝑖𝑡’𝑠 𝑑𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑒 𝑚𝑒 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑎𝑛 𝑖𝑛𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑜 𝑜𝑓 𝑖𝑚𝑚𝑜𝑑𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑦.
Hamna Jun 21
O slaves of Allah Almighty!
When you purify yourselves for Salah with Wudu,
Don't only pay heed to your covers.
Pay heed to the filth hidden deep,
Deep Inside of you.
For Allah, The King of all kings,
purified hearts...
Wudu is the ritual washing to be performed in preparation for prayer and worship. When we take a shower or wash our faces, hands, feet, etc, we get externally cleaned. But don't forget to cleanse your internal selves...✨✨
Hamna Jun 4
The elegance of an exquisite diamond,
Is priceless for the one who fathoms the price of the afterlife.
The ignorant will abandon everything except a thousand diamonds.
The wise will forsake everything except the dignified path of Allah.
I fear the day where 'assalamou 'alaykoum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatuh' loses its meaning.

I fear the day where we say 'we're family fi deen'
when it's no longer something we actually mean.

I fear the day where pride,
blocks rays of sunlight.

I fear the day where brothers and sisters lose their way,
living life without thinking 'this could be my last day'.

I fear the day where I will not take heed,
from what I've constantly let you read.

I fear for the Ummah,
forgetting about tawheed.
Z May 28
there is much to be said
about mass manifestations
in a time of mortal panic

the small yet steady streams
of serfs in socially-distant safs
earnestly serving the Sublime with
practised platters of prayers in parted palms
and pleas pattering through covered lips
to pave the best path for the departed;
to pad the blow for the broken-hearted.

in tongues
sometimes familiar
mostimes foreign,
i can't help but marvel
at our divinely unity
in seeking Infinity.

- 20200704
mal frost May 11
the great war,
my war,

against my parents
and my family,

my culture,
and my heritage,

our religions,
and our God

has come to a screeching halt at the doors of the Ultimate Truth.
and thus I was transformed,
I feel like a child again, now,
impure in actions
but pure in belief

and my tattered past led me to it,
so to all my sins,

thank you.

to all my enemies,

thank you.

to all my friends and my lovers and my family

thank you .

of course, last but not least,
to the Truth that hides beneath the illusion of our existence,
guiding us mercifully -- to where, we know not -- to the Absolute and the Negation of Nothingness, bringer of Unity and founder of the school of thought known as Logic and Reason

thank you.
I left high school feeling lost, searching desperately for something -- what , I knew not.
After many spiritual journeys (although I didn't realize they were spiritual at times) I have finally found it, and now I feel empowered to live my life in control instead of feeling like I was in the backseat.
Pores are suffocating,
Unable to utter,
The flowing words,
In which truthful eyes,
Won't ever suffocate:
انا دمي فلسطيني
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