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Spring’s Gift by Hamza Yusuf

Spring’s Gift by Hamza Yusuf

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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.

Spring’s Gift

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
Of a…

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The following is a poem written by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. It is ode to the love Muslims have for the…

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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.

Spring’s Gift

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
Of a…

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You came to me

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My Rabb

You came to me
When I was in need.
Raining my heart
with tranquility.
Cleansing my soul
from the dirt
with purity.

Like the foam of the sea
My sins were great.
So I sought the path of mercy
to redeem my fate.

Just as the light had been overshadowed by the dark,
So too had the dark been
overpowered.
In darkness there is always light;
And a plea for peace is all that I recite.
No matter the…

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