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Archive of Maverick poems by Jaihoon

Some say actions speak louder than words. Others use words to prove ‘them’ wrong. Words connect communities. Unlock the third eye. Words hold great power, which Jaihoon uses to captivate, innovate and intoxicate the critical reader.

Once Sign. Never Resign

by Mujeeb Jaihoon Up on the land of mount terrain You will find a paradise benign For the spirit to ...
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Malicious Clips

With neither head nor tail Sans any begin or end Disliked as barren desert land Despised as a misborn child ...
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To Beirut’s Pen Seller

All that your folks did was expel All that your foes could was kill We bow our heads in shame ...
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Gaza : A Prank of Blood and Bank

by Jaihoon We swipe and touch with fingers We forget to feel with our hearts We boast of rights and ...
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My Sayyid Shihab Deserves the Real Clap

- by Jaihoon To provoke violence is simple To set homes afire so easy To take lives require no brains ...
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Rainbows that Withstand the Rain of Time

- by Jaihoon The fire’s gone But heat remains The nightingale’s no more Yet its song continues Ya Rabb! What ...
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Truth : Share if you Care

- by Jaihoon Man has become so mean Remembers not he what Life means The world has ceased to exist ...
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The Sufi Booklover who waited on the Roadside

- by Jaihoon An incident from the life of late Sayyid Muhammadali Shihab Thangal (May Allah bless him) The Sultan ...
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Beloved, the Inevitable

- by Jaihoon Sky without the moon Ring without the stone Song without the melody Garden without the rose Shell ...
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Death is her name, Separation is her game

I felt at unease My love, at tease I embraced her close Yet feared I her loss She saw my ...
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i & YOU

Failure to recognize the Holy Prophet is failure to recognize one's own Self I am the field You are my ...
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Twice Bitten: The Kabul Deaths & Mosul Funerals

On the atrocities and betrayal by neo imperialist forces Poor and weaker nations are attacked first, plundering their resources and ...
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UAE : Like her, no mother other

- Jaihoon To UAE, My Foster Mother They say love has no scent or hue And this say is indeed ...
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Man’s Rest vs. Woman’s Test [On the Need of Akhira for Justice]

- by Jaihoon Sumayyah Bint Khabbab (may Allah be pleased with her) was among the earliest to accept Islam. Abu ...
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Who then will crack the hard nut? Asks Ibn Sireen to Jaihoon

The Islamic world has hardlly seen a true dream interpreter as original and popular as Ibn Sireen (Abu Bakr Muhammad ...
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Give up not till success kiss your cheeks

Life is a walk through the woods, where- Destiny sends dacoits to rob your goods From the rear and the ...
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We have feelings True : The Plaint of My Plants

Inspired during my morning interaction at the home garden, this is addressing the emotions of plants and their grievance about ...
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A poet reprimanded

One day while shopping in the market I was asked to name a natural product Unaware, I kept my helpless ...
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No Leisure for Nature’s Pleasure

One afternoon I paid a visit to my garden Bored I was with this worldly soul-less den Across the little ...
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Men are unfair with the Fair Creatures of God : A dialogue of Urban and Rural Women

- Jaihoon Two of them met on a train Truly they were both in pain Each blamed the other’s men ...
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My Mother, My Paradise

by Jaihoon She served me until this day Her love the sun, mine a ray She lost sleep for me ...
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Blood in the River

Jaihoon's poem on a dream visit to the house of Ayesha Siddiqa (ra) and her advice to the Modern World ...
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And then they say sorry

This poem is in response to the news of Serbia's parliament passing a landmark resolution apologising for the 1995 Srebrenica ...
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To landlords who break hearts: Beware!

O gem of this world! O gem of all gems! For days a line haven’t I written on you True, ...
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To a Disheartened Rose

When the Rose is disheartened, It is as if the Nightingale In shame is melted! To remove this thorn of ...
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A Silent Singer

I am tired of the present vision and sound. Bless me with a brush to paint a new world. In ...
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A Hand Tender

by Mujeeb Jaihoon The world is in need of a hand tender To comfort those deafened by the war-thunder Clean ...
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A Nightingale fed up with the garden

O sweet one sweetened by His Fear! Tell me something new Plenty are the news of Iblis, Angels' talk are ...
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What plans for your Watan’s Day?

She asked, "Are you going to march with the flag Are you going to fly the balloons in the air? ...
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A silent song to fit the unfit times

- Jaihoon My friends and foes do everyday grumble 'What good can we do, everywhere is evil' "Our brothers are ...
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Arabia in Flesh n Blood

Dedicated to the emirate of Sharjah ...'tis very much true That to the sand dunes we flew When at home ...
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What to fight with no sword?

-Jaihoon It was moon-lit dark When I began the walk The stars above were shining And the heart in me ...
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Thank you, O People of West!

Thank you O people of west! You are seas apart from our lands. Yet your hearts burn for our own ...
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WAR: What we can(T) do 🙁

(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) The war has begun... It was expected though.... So what did I or you lose? Our homes ...
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I care not what they think

- Jaihoon O Allah! Conceal my heart And its wondrous wealth From the world's eyes Filled with envious filth Where ...
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When awake is my friend

by Jaihoon How will sleep with me befriend When awake is dear friend? Left and right I am turning To ...
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