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The Poetry of ModWestMuse

 

Trying to find that book for believers (and non-believers) both literary in style but Islamic in character and that deals with the challenge of Modernity?

Announcing the arrival of my first published book of poetry entitled, ‘The Poetry of ModWestMuse‘.

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Britain IS Bismillah

Incredible spoken word poem about Muslims and British Values.

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By Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.

A Must Watch

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Reflecting:RealEyesing:True-Seeing

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When we reflect

Often we simply cannot face ourselves.

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Imaginative-Reasoning:

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Imagine a Chessboard, without pieces…
…or, a Dissertation, without a Thesis.

What if the Homeo had no stasis…
…the World’s weather no phases?

Try to picture the Arctic-Circle, with no Ice-Caps…
…and, all of the Animals extinct, not coming back.

Let’s think of a Planet without compliance…
…filled with hypocrisy, apathy and violence.

Be warned, these are realities yet to come…
…because, we forfeited Humanity being one.

1-God, 1-Destiny, 1-Purpose, 1-Plan…
…securing the welfare of our fellow man.

Just picture a cold Heart, with no Chambers…
…or, living our entire lives with just strangers.

Try to see in ya mind, Hustlers, without a grind…
…or, the 1-Eyed King deceiving & ruling the blind.

Let’s pretend that Poverty is at an end…
…that People selflessly give and spend.

Wouldn’t it be beautiful that a Woman didn’t have to sell her body, in order to seek a Man’s love…
…or, that a…

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Take Off Your HIjab…

This is by Amenakin who heads up Pearl Daisy.

Her dedication for this video is as follows: “For every woman who has had her hijab bashed, criticised, physically pulled off, threatened with a ban and questioned.”

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Your Remembrance

‘Ala Bi Dhikrika’ (‘Your Remembrance’) by Sami Yusuf is poetic in nature. I have deliberately opted for this piece of his to share (instead of others of his that sound like songs and look more like music videos) as this one reads and sounds more like (spoken word? Dramatic?) poetry – albeit in Arabic with an English translation. I am aware of the disapproval of music in Islamic discourse (See ‘On Music’ – a pending post). Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

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