Refugees Lullaby – Washing Ashore Was Our Humanity

I used to write poetry to clear my mind. I haven’t done it in a very long time. After a hiatus – I wrote what I felt is a piece living the last few days, and tried to share some of the emotions of what it mean for me to be a refugee, living in a generation of struggling to overcome our cultural dichotomy. I hope it speaks to you, too.

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If Only O Man You Believed!

If only O man you believed!
The kalimah He lovingly sent!
The La ilaaha illal-lahu,
Muhammadur Rasulullah!
He asks you to bow down to Him,
And He will make all bow down to you.
He asks nothing,
In return from you,
But promises a gazillion things,
Count to them,
And remain counting,
The nth blessings will never end.
If only O man you believed!
The kalimah He lovingly sent!
The La ilaaha illal-lahu,
Muhammadur Rasulullah!

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