A jumble of thoughts – a bargain of gratitude and love!

I’m in a daze Must remind myself it’s just a phase Can’t get a hold of my mind Want to write A thought takes flight Before I write it down Feel like I’m running out of time Then I tell myself To live in the moment Nothing else I smile It’s now the best partContinue reading “A jumble of thoughts – a bargain of gratitude and love!”

A Powerful Girl in a Scarf

People ask me if I’m hot Why they ask me this, I know not Are they trying to ask how do I stay Covered up when Summer’s well on its way? Are they trying to say I don’t know That if I’m hot I must cool down so My body temperature drops And I don’tContinue reading “A Powerful Girl in a Scarf”

Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love- Out Soon!

There’s a book coming soon I don’t know if it’ll be out night or noon I don’t know if I’ll jump for joy or cry I don’t know if I’ll crawl away or fly Once I see my words in print My blood and sweat The way my thoughts were steered All the things thatContinue reading “Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love- Out Soon!”

The Girl Who Made a Mistake

There was once a girl Who married very young She was besotted by this boy she knew Her dreams and aspirations be hung She could’ve been good And decided that she would Put her mum and dad’s needs first But she was majnoon, And had a thirst She had no idea that from the veryContinue reading “The Girl Who Made a Mistake”

Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)

This poem was inspired by MamaGuide on Instagram and my lovely sis in law who sent this to me. I dedicate this to mums everywhere. This will be us when lockdown is finally over.. ‘I thank Me!’ Watch the video here… 😂😂😂 ‘Mum can you butter my bread?’ ‘Mum help me!! I’m stuck’ ‘You neverContinue reading “Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)”

Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠

Assalam alaikum everyone! Eid Mubarak! I hope you all had a fab Eid inshaAllah. I’m sorry if I offend anyone in this post but I just think it’s an important message to send out. I know for some of us it was hard to stay away from loved ones but for those of you whoContinue reading “Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠”

Avicenna – An important message to heed

Hopefully many of you have heard of Avicenna. He was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of early modern medicine. Avicenna, known as Ibn Sinna in the Arab World, is also known as “the most influentialContinue reading “Avicenna – An important message to heed”

O Bright White Moon – A Poem

O bright white moon of Mid-Shabaan,You herald the coming of Ramadan,It is the same shining round face,Which will bare the grace,Of becoming a new stalk‘Ramadan is here!’ will be spokeThe Fruits and blessings of the month are near;We look forward to barakah near and dear,Our hearts will be polished; shiny and clearStarved stomachs and nourishedContinue reading “O Bright White Moon – A Poem”

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A Recipe – Afghani Pilau

On Tuesday I threw caution to the wind and cooked a big meal as it was our anniversary. I usually make big meals on the weekend as I find it’s more relaxing when I have more time. But as it was a special occasion I decided to give it a go. Fifteen years has goneContinue reading “A Recipe – Afghani Pilau”