Complements usually constrain us into cozy comfort zones. But when Mothers armor children with confidence, belligerent battles seem child’s play
The choice of my homeland is by Divine decree. So look elsewhere for a better victim to pursue your power play (Jaihoon on Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019)
Paradise appears somewhere in between their smile and the Fire is hidden in midst of their painful tears, urges Jaihoon in this poem about filial piety.
Arabic translation of Jaihoon’s poem, My Mother, My Paradise
the bond between a mother and a child departs markedly from other types of love, and this is where the Sufi-like aspect comes into play because the believer has an absolute, pure love, which does not want to be self-serving in any way, even though this is almost impossible to achieve