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Joys of Fasting by Rumi

 Mar 16, 2023 – islamicity There’s a hidden sweetnessin the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes, no more, no less.If the sound box is stuffedfull of anything, no music. If the brain and the bellyare burning clean with fasting,every moment a new songcomes out of the fire. The fog clears, and

The Night Journey

A Poem By Ya Mustafa   Source: Pearls Of Madinah  February 19, 2023 Amidst the Dark,Jibra’il came with the Buraaq,To begin the journey of Miraj,For Muhammad was to become Sahib-at-Taj. This was the Journey of a man inspired by the Divine,A man, who among other men would brightly shine,This was the Journey through an endless night,A […]
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Parent’s House, a Poem by Khalil Gibran

 SOURCE: ISLAMICITY  SEPT 25, 2021 PARENT’S HOUSE It’s the only house where you can go to dozens of times without an invitation. The only house where you can put the key in the door and enter directly. The house that has loving eyes that stare at the door until they see you. The house which reminds you of your carefree […]

Spiritual Distancing

Spiritual Distancing – A Poem by Salah Dandan When you stopped receiving me, along with countless other suitors at your weekly audience, I thought it was cruel but fleeting. Then you shuttered your doors to all passers by, revoking permission to call on you at dusk and morrow. Will you even bar me and my rivals […]