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Best Imam Poems

Below are the all-time best Imam poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of imam poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Imam Runs only to the Mosque
Will you break off with me,
my beloved,
morsel for morsel laddu*?
My dream doesn’t come to me, 
my bed is divided,
my heart – dry,
fire is rankling me.
You’ll...

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Categories: imam, love
Form: Free verse



Paradise Now
All you need is one word,
Erase just one word
from the minds of the people,
Rout out just one idea, one concept,
Eliminate 'Religion' from 
the dictionary of...

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Categories: imam, religion,
Form: Free verse
I, Icon
They spied me in the sky, dropping bombs of love
on Ferguson, and bitchy women's  rooms; and rednecks' 
shooting range was next, the blooded boxing...

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Categories: imam, humor, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If i have ever hurt anyone in any way I'm sorry
If i have ever hurt anyone in any way I'm sorry, cause I learned in the last two days that everybody has something wrong in...

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Categories: imam, art, forgiveness, friendship, life, passion, peace,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bike to Work day: escorting the funeral of Marine Albrak Omar
Bike to Work day:  escorting the funeral of Marine Albrak Omar
Loch David Crane
Patriot Guard Riders
September 2009

No more classes now that I've been fired!
Patriotism is...

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Categories: imam, america, death, funeral, hero, obituary,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Twenty-Six
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Twenty-Six

Soon all the rooms at trysting hotel were for years booked through
By pilgrims from Mindanao and Minangkabau to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
ASHURAH
(Every year in the lunar month of Muharram we Shia Muslims commemorate the brutal martyrdom of the grandson of our Holy prophet Muhammed (s.a.w) and...

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Categories: imam, history, islamic, remembrance day, sad,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Ashes to Ashes
From ashes
she rises, 
absolving
cleansing, 
face, hands, feet.
Four months, 
Ten days, 
She mourns.
She weeps.

She clothes herself now
in an adornment of white
bowing privately, 
praying fervently, 
as bitter...

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Categories: imam, allah, brother, daughter, death, faith, father,
Form: Free verse
MY FATHERS LAST RAMADAN - 96 Years Old
THEN:
The first day of Ramadan,
We all gathered at your house
All year, we were waiting for this day,
For your stories, advices and prayers.
Except, your orders to...

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Categories: imam, arabic, islamic, missing you, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Free verse
I care for you
I care for you 

I care for you ...

... 'cause you are,
    'cause you are beautiful,
    'cause you are...

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Categories: imam, beautiful, blessing, faith, i love you,
Form: Ballade
World's Oldest Profession
You’ve heard some funny stories about a rabbi and a priest, 
This one includes an imam and it’s wild to say the least.
They called it...

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Categories: imam, life, philosophy, religion, truth,
Form: Rhyme
On the holiest day marks Ashoura
Watching television these days
can draw another line; a perspective –
with a variety of advertisements, news,
talk shows and other entertainments
indeed, a so-called form of ‘literature in...

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Categories: imam, faith, history, hope, introspection, life, visionary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member THROUGH THE STROM
   THROUGH THE STORM...

Strange fruits no longer hang
from trees; they’re boxed and stored:
seeds left behind lie rotting in blood soaked streets.
Yet we have...

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Categories: imam, faith, hope, peace, visionary,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Twenty-Eight
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Twenty-Eight

Other media meanwhile busy with who’s sleeping with whom
Relying on New-Sweep and Thyme to make loud front-page zoom
Mainly...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Twenty-Nine
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Twenty-Nine

“Sire!” cried a lame yea-sayer: “I know this mad hookah addict!”
“Then drag him here by the scruff of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
our religious inheritance
Our Religious Inheritance 

Our cultural Christianity has become Meaningless 
Don`t think about it
God is all forgiving 
Lukewarm morning piss has our beliefs became 
We make...

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Categories: imam, allah, angel, arabic, art, bible,
Form: Blank verse
do not push it
Do not Push It
I’m like horses do not like the wind today it is northerly and
the sun despite shining free of clouds cannot warm my...

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Categories: imam, age, allegory, allusion, boat, bullying, dad,
Form: Chastushka
The perfect gentle man
All alone my father use to ride
On the long lonely streets
That runs through cane fields’
While we are warm under our sheets

My father was very hard...

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Categories: imam, father, father, work, father, sick, work,
Form: Light Verse
khowahish
KHOWAHESH

meri khowahesh hai youn jushan manaya  jae
meray MOLA ko bhe mahfil may bolaya jae

member e syed e ibraar hai khali keuun kar
yahann imam e...

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Categories: imam, religion, may,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Thirty-Two
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Thirty-Two

Late afternoon. Doldrums. The waters stood still. Was She asleep?
Lady Lake then drew her petticoat up to scratch...

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Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Twenty
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Twenty

Trillion pin-pricks of the sticky mists surround the mosque’s turret
Shrouding the pallid angular slabs of the Faithfuls outlet:
Even...

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Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
Pen Errand
I know that even when others deceive me, you can't decieve me with your blossoming ink of truth.
Go tell them what has happened to our...

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Categories: imam, art, universe,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Blessing of Innocents
May there always be a God/dess for you
a Messiah with you
a Kalki in you
a Maitreya of you
a Twelfth Imam as you.

May there always be a...

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Categories: imam, blessing, children, earth, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Prose Poetry
Now here it's Islam
You are cruel and stopped counting your treasons
You're respected Muslim nevertheless.
You don't need to give yourself a true reason
To pray, it's scheduled five times nonetheless.

You...

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Categories: imam, allah, history, strength, sympathy, wine, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Twenty-One
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Twenty-One

Meantime the Faithful gathered for prayer sans delusions
His Holiness excused himself for the usual ablutions --
The Commandant backtracked...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imam, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat