Islam is mine
Just as much as it is his
So why are you surprised when you see me dressed this way – with a smile upon my face and serenity in my heart?
Islam is for believing men and women
For truthful men and women
For men and women who give in charity
For men and women who remain steadfast
There is more than enough room in this vast creation for me
Allah Ta’aala loves me too
So when the infant child buried alive is questioned
Will she know that she is loved?
That there is a place for her?
What can a Wali do for me if he is not a good shepherd?
Bring back our girls!
Give us back our girls!
If you cannot
Then leave them to me
Leave them to us
Give them to us
And do not try to rob us of our inheritance
Do not be so afraid
For upon those who believe
And work righteous deeds
There shall be no fear
Copyright © 2015 by Mindworks Publishing
A collection of poetry exploring the importance of self reflection, faith, and the creation and sustenance of positive, meaningful relationships.