Monthly Archives: March 2010

Poem: Childhood of the Saint

(Note: I find myself presently writing poems under the title: In Constant Incandescence, swirling around thoughts of saintliness and godliness. With now three grandchildren, the newest being a grandson in Switzerland (the other two granddaughters in London, and we grandparents … Continue reading

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Mawlid Poem: When the Prophet Came In

(peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) We were sometimes noble sometimes venal sometimes generous sometimes murderous When the Prophet came in in his usual way and sat down among us His elegant brilliance never ceased to amaze us … Continue reading

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