That Piece of Cloth

Note: This was Originally written by a sister but I edited it with her permission and made it a bit longer and in a kind of conversation…

Why do you wear that piece of cloth? They ask;

To us it seems such a difficult task;

If we had to cover ourselves all day;

Hiding our beauty from the world, no way;

That piece of cloth has really no use;

Following religion is just an excuse;

That piece of cloth is so not the fashion;

That piece of cloth is just some oppression.

 

 

That piece of cloth, flying with wind;

That piece of cloth, throwing colors around;

That piece of cloth, gives me peace of mind;

That piece of cloth, keeps me safe and sound;

That piece of cloth is my own choice;

It is my identity; it gives me a voice;

That piece of cloth, truly hard to explain;

That piece of cloth is beyond beautiful;

It gives me no humiliation or shame;

That piece of cloth makes my life meaningful;

That piece of cloth, they say is oppression;

That piece of cloth is my satisfaction.

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About Omer

Poet | Blogger | Mechanical Engineer | Member of Youth Club | Student of the Quran and Hadith

Posted on April 4, 2012, in The Forgotten Gift. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Aww Masha’Allah :) Jazak’Allah khayr bro for sharing this awesome poetry :) Really loved it alhamdulillah!

  2. SubhanAllah!
    its awesome!
    JazakAllahu khairan! May Allah SWT bless u abundantly AMEEEN!

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