The Heart’s Lament
Is it really wrong to feel
Like you’re caught in between two extremes?
For the liberal fascist, unseen,
While for others, almost short of being queen!
Amongst family, misunderstood
Despite all the trials you withstood
To be where you are today,
Your conscience bright as day,
Not a soul can your mind sway,
Yet this battle won’t let you stay
Your soul is restless
The climb is making you breathless
The mountaintop is crystal clear
Your eyes begin to tear
Must struggle to overcome
All other senses numb
Soul reaches out to the One
Yet your work will not be done
Till prayer, sacrifice, living and dying all
Are solely for Allah, The Lord of the worlds.
Last two lines inspired by the Qur’anic Verse 162 from Chapter 6 (Al An’am)