Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Rumi ...


" And the servants of (Allah) the Most Gracious are those who walk upon the earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they reply: 'Peace'."

-The Qur'an [Chapter 25:63 - The Criterion]

Friday, January 15, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

"Places come to life with knowledge, because it brings our hearts to life. Ask Allah to always show us the truth and allow us to follow it, the greatest truth being La ilaha illa Allah"

-Yahya Rhodus

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

A poem begins with a lump in the throat;
a homesickness or a lovesickness.
It is a reaching-out toward expression ...

- Robert Frost -

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Take the love of a woman
Take her tears and run for miles
Til all she's left with is scar tissue and smiles

You weaponize
All that we are
Then you cry that love is war

(Halal Meat)

La ilaha illa Allah as much as there are nights and times that pass
La ilaha illa Allah as much as there are days and months
La ilaha illa Allah as much as there are waves in the seas
La ilaha illa Allah as much as rewards are multiplied

Habib Ali Al-Jifri ...

"My Lord, beautify for us our character.
For only by his manners does the slave prevail"

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pablo Neruda ...

And one by one
the nights between our seperated cities
are joined to the night that unites us