Your Own Palm By Tarfia Faizullah

Your Own Palm By Tarfia Faizullah O, my daughter, once I was a poor boyfolding peppers into my sarong to walk three miles to sell, but whatcan you tell me of sorrow, or of the courage it takes to buya clock instead of a palmful of rice to go with the goat we can’t afford to slaughter?Look at the […]

The Words Under The Words By Naomi Shihab Nye

The Words Under The Words By Naomi Shihab Nye for Sitti Khadra, north of Jerusalem My grandmother’s hands recognize grapes,the damp shine of a goat’s new skin.When I was sick they followed me,I woke from the long fever to find themcovering my head like cool prayers. My grandmother’s days are made of bread,a round pat-pat and […]

Poems about God

The Phoenix By Hafez

The Hill We CThe Phoenix By Hafezlimb My phoenix long ago secured His nest in sky-vault’s cope; In the body’s cage immured, He is weary of life’s hope. Round and round this heap of ashes Now flies the bird amain, But in that odorous niche of heaven Nestles the bird again. Once flies he upward, […]

The Merry Bard By William Makepeace Thackeray

The Merry Bard By William Makepeace Thackeray ZULEIKAH! The young Agas in the bazaar are slim-wasted and wear yellow slippers. I am old and hideous. One of my eyes is out, and the hairs of my beard are mostly gray. Praise be to Allah! I am a merry bard. There is a bird upon the […]

Friend Of Allah(swt) By Waliullah

Friend Of Allah(swt) By Waliullah Allah was his ears As sounds unlawful, unethical it never heard. Secrets, gossips and rumours were also barred. It buzzed with words of Quran day and night Always Open to sounds just and upright. Allah was his eyes As it looked parents, orphans and needy with love Brimmed with tears […]

All Praise To Allah, All Glory To Him By Kazi Nazrul Islam

All Praise To Allah, All Glory To Him By Kazi Nazrul Islam All praise to Allah, all glory to Him. Let peace prevail and equality win, let truth reign supreme, let all unhappiness and misery, all oppression and tyranny, all cowardice and falsehood perish for good, for good! All glory to Allah, all praise to […]