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Revolution 1432

The revolution of liberation

What are we doing, sitting in our houses, Relaxing in comfort and peace? Anything to help these nations’ people Overthrow the lovers of Iblees? Remember to pray for them often, Spread the word of truth, Take a stand against oppression, To shake the tyrants’ grips loose.

 

The revolution of liberation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria,
Libya and Bahrain,
Yemen, Morocco, Palestine –
Their pain is our pain.

Gruesome images, bloody scenes
Tear at every heart
Severed limbs all over the page
Mutilated, torn apart.

Eyes widen in utter horror,
Transfixed upon the sights.
Our hearts beat ever faster,
Watching the fight for rights.

They’re calling out for justice,
Hear them far and wide,
Their cries have reached every corner
Despite attempts to crush their side.

What are we doing, sitting in our houses,
Relaxing in comfort and peace?
Anything to help these nations’ people
Overthrow the lovers of Iblees?

Remember to pray for them often,
Spread the word of truth,
Take a stand against oppression,
To shake the tyrants’ grips loose.

But don’t stop praying just then –
After the storm goes away,
Pray for true wisdom and guidance
To light their new pathway.

…Revolution 1432

 

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  • Hadid E Haq

    Intense!

    Definitely felt obliged to pray more for the oppressed after reading this…and I’m sure I wasn’t the only one!

    Thanks for the reminder.