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A Tree Knelt In Praise

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Category: Culture & Community
Forum Name: Islamic Arts & Literatures
Forum Discription: Display and Discuss Islamic Arts & Literatures (Painting, Photo, Poem, Caligraphy, etc)
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Printed Date: 20 October 2014 at 2:51am


Topic: A Tree Knelt In Praise
Posted By: Murabit
Subject: A Tree Knelt In Praise
Date Posted: 31 October 2005 at 4:21am
A Tree Knelt In Praise

By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

I know that I shall never see
A poem that bows quite like our tree
A tree who like us loved to pray
In adoration every day

A tree who humbly knelt in praise
To God and never chose to raise
Itself above the other trees
Instead remained as if on knees

A tree who gave our scholars shade
And never asked that it be paid
A tree whose needles never hurt
But gently fell upon the dirt

A tree whose worth cannot be told
Or ever lent or bought with gold
A tree who showed us all its height
With God by bowing with delight

It taught us all to clearly see
A Garden lies beneath a tree
And then it showed us with a sigh
That trees, like us, must also die

In an age of folly, play and mirth
A tree has died with brow on earth


Source: http://www.zaytuna.org/articleDetails.asp?articleID=74 -



Replies:
Posted By: abuzuhri
Date Posted: 17 July 2007 at 8:39pm

One bow to the Lord of East and West in humility

another bow thats release arrows of fire and wisdom

who knelt before a sage to receive the light arrow

everything is wrapped up in muzammil shadow

only if the Tree of Ridhwan or Tubba unveils to you..



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abuzuhri shin


Posted By: lovesakeenah
Date Posted: 28 November 2007 at 9:19am

Very lovely Poem.Thanks for sharing!!!

I checked out the Web Site by the way!!!!



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"I have conviction that Allah has power over everything.Verily!Allah's knowledge includes and encompasses everything".



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