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The Return

In the dark of the night,
The young girl sat down
Alone, lonely, and secluded.
She was kneeling, bowing her head.
Strings of words spoken, softly,
“Allah, I am tired,
I am desperate,
I am stuck,
Feeling despicable, and sinful.”
She cried, sobbing.
Her gaze was diverted to the thing in front of her.
A book.
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“Such lovely weather!
Lemme take a good picture.”
“Hey, can you stop your banter?
Huh, you don’t even bother!”
“I’ll take a picture of your glower
And post it on Gram and Twitter!
What a sensational meme face!
Dear sisso, I look forward to your fame!”
“Hahaha!” the sisters chuckled,
Keeping the atmosphere amicable.
“I saw the meme on Ryan’s … Continue Reading

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Can the Track Be Found Again?

A bright and cheery lady
Led her life happily
By practising her deen religiously,
Trying to please her Lord meticulously.

She could be seen volunteering regularly
And conducting workshops occasionally;
While attending Islamic classes punctually,
She stood out in academics excellently.

“I want to become a doctor,” she declared,
“To become an asset for this ummah,” she cleared,
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What Is Sincerity?

“The religion is sincerity,”

Thrice repeated

Our beloved Prophet

To his companions dearest,

Who, with attention, listened.

They enquired, “To whom?”

“To Allah and His Book,

To His Messenger and the leaders,

And to their common Muslim brothers.”

This was the Prophet’s answer.

What does sincerity towards Allah mean?

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Secular Education–Yes or No?

My Dearest Teacher,
This little creature
Requests you to shed light
On something that needs insight.

“Do we only acquire Islamic teachings
And shun secular education?”
This question is causing confusion,
And I seek its answer in desperation.

My Dear Child,
I acknowledge your question,
By Allah’s leave, I’ll try to guide,
Just listen with full attention.

Iqra’, … Continue Reading