Spring’s Gift by Hamza Yusuf
The following is a poem written by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. It is ode to the love Muslims have for the illuminated Prophet of Islam, Muhammad.
I envy the sand that met his feet
I’m jealous of honey he tasted sweet
Of birds that hovered above his head
Of spiders who spun their sacred web
To save him from his enemies
I envy clouds formed from the seas
That gave him cover from the heat
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Look Into My Eyes
Look Into My Eyes is a poem written by Gihad Ali, a Palestinian-American, and had been adapted into a song by the Danish hip-hop/r&b trio Outlandish in 2005.
Fire – Ibn Arabi
Fire O Marvel! a garden amidst the flames. My heart has become capable of every form:
Try Not to Cry
Try Not to Cry You, you’re not aware That we’re aware Of your despair Don’t show your tears…
Lest We Forget …
Lest We Forget … One day it will all crumble and we’ll be left to rot under the rubble after the stone walls tumble down upon us.
What Will I Tell My Jewish Kids
What I Will Tell My Jewish Kids is a poem by Kevin Coval written about the Jewish community, conflicts within it, and family reflections; it’s about speaking truth to power, at the dinner table and in the world at large; it’s about the undeniable power of history and facts, the inspiration of resistance, and the promise of justice and reconciliation.
Skenderberg; The Spanish Jew’s Tale of an Albanian Warrior
The following is a poem written by Longfellow on the legendary Albanian warrior Gjerg Kastrioti, known as Skenderbeg.
The Knight and The Maiden
The Knight and The Maiden There once was a knight Who fought a brave fight. He rode into battle,