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THIS EID

When you hear our voices in Fajr And see our knees in Zhuhr When we bow our heads in Asr And we open our hands in Maghrib By Isha’a Almighty Allah Let our prayers touch your heart …to heal our world II This is an Eid we celebrate sans …handshakes and hugs This is an […]

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RAMADAN KAREEM

Ya Allah …prepare the grounds of bellies …to stand hunger rallies As your sons and daughters fast …to feel the pain of the outcast II Ya Allah …quench all future temper …so they can’t this piousness tamper As your children prepare …in humility, to with the poor, pair III Ya Allah …tie the catastrophe of […]

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Ghanaian Pilgrims to Mecca; Idol Transitionists or Holy Worshippers?

Hajj is one dream all Muslims have in common; at least,  so Ghanaians have been made believe. A person who goes to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hajj, washes away all sins and if that person dies thereafter, after notable rituals (worship), he or she is said to go straight to heaven. The puzzle of […]

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FOR TRUE MUSLIMS

You heeded the call To fast and pray To feel the pain Of the hungry and frail And like good lambs You have crossed the sea Happy Eid Barka de Salah II You are a warrior For battling hunger And reigning supreme For battling thirst And sailing its sails For working for honour And bridging […]

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RELIGIOUS

ALLAAAAAAAHU AKBAR

These questions I ask,

Please freeze your temper

And raise your hands to your guards

To freeze their ears

I am only talking to you and you alone

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GOODNESS AND MERCY, ALLAHU AKBAR.

  For the past few years, I’ve been negatively blown away by happenings and justified comments surrounding these religions: Christianity and Islam. When I was young, I was taught to emulate those who attended church services regularly and did ‘good’. Although I did not understand much, I understood that the church was supposed to instill […]