Islamic Poetry

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The 5 pillars of Islam. Islam is to believe in one God, To many people this might seem odd. Salah you pray daily which in total are five, You must do this as long as you are alive. The 3rd pillar is Zakat – charity, Which is Read more…

Seerah Poem Competition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم I gave my class a competition when they finished their Seerah book, to write the summary of the Seerah in a poetic form. Here are the winners! Alhumdu Lillah… He was born in the year when Abraha brought his elephants, And it was the year Allah showed Read more…

From the home of…

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/prayer-should-be-like-this/ From the home of Adam (peace be upon him) came a murderer, not just any murderer but one who murdered his own blood brother out of jealousy. From the home of Lut (peace be upon him) came a woman who betrayed her husband and incited the people Read more…

Television

Roald Dahl’s poem ‘Television’ – written in 1964 when there were only three black and white channels which stopped broadcasting in the night time. Even more relevant these days: The most important thing we’ve learned, So far as children are concerned, Is never, NEVER, NEVER let Them near your television Read more…

Imam Shafi’ee’s poetry

I was reading Imam Shafi’ee’s RH book of poetry and came across some thought-provoking entries… بقَدْرِ الكدِّ تُكتَسَبُ المَعَالي *** ومَنْ طَلبَ العُلا سَهِرَ اللّيالي ومَنْ رامَ العُلى مِن غَيرِ كَدٍّ *** أضَاعَ العُمرَ في طَلَبِ المُحَالِ تَرُومُ العِزَّ ثم تَنامُ لَيلاً *** يَغُوصُ البَحْرَ مَن طَلَبَ اللآلي Loftiness is attained Read more…