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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Incredible spoken word poem about Muslims and British Values.
By Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.
A Must Watch
When we reflect
Often we simply cannot face ourselves.
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.”
‘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
Orson Welles played with the American public on radio in 1938 and made them believe an alien invasion from outer space (as inspired by the fictitious ‘War of the Worlds’) was actually taking place. There was mass panic and hysteria. Now we in Britain1 laugh our heads off, exclaiming: “How stupid were these Americans!”
Ha ha ha… Continue reading
(The Coming of the Great War… aka Armageddon)
When they say a war is coming. They are right.
Well… Let it come…
The conscious submitters1 to God’s way – calling believers alike, respectfully, be they Muslim, Christian, Jew, Zoroastrian, Buddhist, Hindu – calling humbleness of spirit and those sacred tears spent for the weak and destitute, calling the Peace seekers, the Truth speakers standing firm, staring unflinching in the face of the Goliathan oppressors. Who knew
That we be the winners? Continue reading
Amusing! An excellent account of a battle of words after a ‘student’ sought an answer to a question from a teacher…
A ‘Poetry Face Off’ between a ‘brother of few words’ vs. Yasir Qadhi.
By Amal Ahmed Albaz
For the full text (read on): Continue reading