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Black History Month: Georgia Douglas Johnson’s “The Riddle”

For the 12th day of Black History Month, I will recite a poem written by Georgia Douglass Johnson entitled “The Riddle”. This poem was included in Alain Locke’s anthology “The New Negro” which was a compilation of literature written during the New Negro Movement better known as the Harlem Renaissance. 55 more words


Konnya Slok: My Recitation

My Recitation on a very famous poem written by Mallika Sengupta. :)

Beauty of Quran.

I swear upon this universe, the comfort your ears get from listening to the recitation of Quran can never be attained from any genre of music.

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Old John Boy

Blind Tiresias

Rhythmically swaying

Iambic rapper

Muttering incantations

Committing morning verse

To pellucid memory

Ear cocked for milkmaids

Waiting enthroned in turmoil

illuminated by defeat… 27 more words


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Allah describes the Qur'an

{ Allah has sent down the Best Statement, a Book, its parts resembling each other, (and) oft-repeated. The skins of those who fear their Lord shiver from it. 1,005 more words


Ode to a Nightingale - by John Keats - recited by Benedict Cumberbatch

Ode to a Nightingale
– John Keats

My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains

         My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk,

Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains… 580 more words


What is to be said at the time of sleeping

Al-Bara’ bin `Azib (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:

“Whenever Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) went to bed, he would lie down on his right side and recite: “ 336 more words