Nasheed & Poetry

I am that Hijab

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I am that Hijab

I am that Hijab
That cloth, that fabric
That symbol, that fear
In people’s eyes

Why does she wear it?

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We Wear the Hijab

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We Wear the Hijab

The hijab is a symbol of faith.

It’s not just about modesty
but wearing it
brings an amazing connection
that binds us
in a universal sisterhood.

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Countless Blessings

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Countless Blessings

Oh Allah, how should I thank you,
for making my dreams come true.
Oh Allah, I praise You by Your every name,
for removing all the obstacles that came.
Oh Allah, thanks for Your bounty,
by giving me opportunities plenty.

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The Real Cover Girl

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The Real Cover Girl

They look at my scarf and try to diagnose me with a cure
but what they don’t realize is that I am beautiful, strong and secure.
But you see my security does not come from mini skirts and see through tops
and high heels that make my hips go tick-tock.

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Behind the Veil, or something catchy like that

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Behind the Veil, or something catchy like that

You expect my answer to be yes
to everything
blinding expectations, bleeding racisms.
But you know what,
No.
I will NOT participate in this
deluge of American flags
this patriotism
because I know better.

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