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Ahad, Ahad !!


Ahad, Ahad !!


Why shed these tears of sorrow?
Why shed these tears of grief?
Yaa nafsy how soon you forget,
After trials come sweet relief

Why turn you from Ar-Rahmaan?
Why yearn for a listening friend?
Yaa nafsy, do you not remember,
On Allaah, you must depend?

Have you not read those stories,
Of the trials in days gone by,
Of the Sahaabah beloved by Allaah,
Who for Allaah’s cause did strive?

Why loosen your hold upon Him?
Why fling away, His outstretched Hand?
Ya nafsy, do you not remember,
Bilal’s Sabr on the blazing sand? “

“Ahad! Ahad!” He cried,
While his flesh did drip and burn.
“Ahad! Ahad!” He cried,
To Allaah alone he turned.

Have you forgotten the firmness of Hamzah,
As the gleaming swords did fall?
With Sabr he turned to Allaah,
As the Quraysh did slice and maul.

Why drown in salty tear drops?
How can you dare compare your pain?
To that of Yasir and Summayah,
As they lay tortured on the scorching plain?

Have you forgotten the charring of Khabbab,
As on burning coals he lay?
Yaa nafsy how meager your suffering,
Wherefore do you lose your way?

Why befriend you not Al-Wali?
Why not in Salaah to Him complain?
Like Job who only to Allaah,
Turned in all his grief and pain?

Forget you that trials in this life,
Cleanse your heart and make it clean?
Yaa nafsy, why all this sadness?
Do you not wish your heart to gleam?

Be patient in all your hardships,
Allaah hears your cries of woe.
So trust Him and His Hikmah,
For He knows best and not you.

So tighten your hold upon Him,
Lest He withdraw His outstretched Hand!
And remember the example of Bilal,
As he lay anchored on the blazing sand.

“Ahad! Ahad!” he cried,
While his flesh did drip and burn.
“Ahad! Ahad!” he cried,
To Allaah alone he turned.


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Comments on: "Ahad, Ahad !!" (1)

  1. La Tahzan., inALLAH ha ma’ana.
    ALLAh is always there beside you.

    A very nice poem.
    SubhanALLAH

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