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Awaited, Where Are You?

Ana turab [I am soil] how can I die before I behold you? When from Abu Turab, I asked for a glimpse of you If death comes to me Mawla before you My soul will complain “Haider, when will he come to me!” Isn’t it painful to die before I see you …

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Two Parallels

Being the holder of the eyes that only weep for Husayn gave us the ears to hear the heavens and the earth call out his name His body is here and the earth is thankful for the remnant but on the day that someone, somewhere knew that he was going …

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The Skies Roar

Sheikh Nimr’s scars were lessons for us to live by, his sacrifice was holy and led to an Islamic awakening Sheikh Nimr welcomed pain like an envelope hungry for money He was tortured, bruised, and battered but couldn’t be silenced–the Saudi pigs thought they could exile his soul from this …

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