Nasheed & Poetry

Materialization of Liberation

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Materialization of Liberation

Within every thread of the scarf I don on my head is woven the word ‘freedom’.
Everyday I deviate from societal standards by conforming to those of my Lord –
through this deviation, empowerment has been bestowed upon me – a blessing, minus the sword.

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Fight or Flight

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Fight or Flight

I keep trying to decide if I will stay and fight
I know you expect me to tuck my tail and take flight
Not merely a choice it’s obligatory on me
To stand firm and fight for the right to simply be

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Divine Wisdom

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Divine Wisdom

Tell me why they demand!
Why this way? they ask.
What good is this? they question;
Why for me this task?

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That is Freedom

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That is Freedom

You say freedom doesn’t exist
Or that it means to do whatever you want
I beg to differ.
Freedom does exist.

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Denial

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Denial

I’m all alone, no one by my side
And this is my end, the one I denied.

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