Tag: poetry

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Complaints (Poem)

A terrible morning, Mourning joy lost, Troubles are mounting, A mountain of costs   Poor customer service, Treated like a servant, Let down; forever waiting, So many expectations.   Lunch almost tasteless, Coffee without a kick, Accumulation of wastage, Whole body is sick.   I shall lodge a many complaint, In spite of ill health,…
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Idol Talk (Poem)

I once loved a sports player, Peak attributes and physique, Yet awe turned to critique, As I learned of his cheats. So I lost faith in sport.   I once admired a musician, Her words – harmonious melody, Yet once listening at an audition… Vocals… but a pre-recorded felony. So I lost faith in music.…
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It's about time (Spoken Word Video)

Latest spoken word poem about time. Ironically, a lot of time was wasted in making this. One day, hopefully, I’ll get a professional video done. One day

Signed in Sincerity (Spoken word video)

A spoken word poem regarding seeming sincerity and how it is common for us to lie, convince ourselves of intentions to see ourselves as better than we are even when very subtle, whether we actually represent or strive for the causes in which we claim, and for many the hypocritical nature of our actions and…
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Between the rivers of blood (Spoken Word Video)

Spoken word piece regarding some of the problems Iraq faced before, during and as a result of the war in Iraq.

I am a Muslim (Spoken Word Video)

The first video that was on my youtube channel. ‘I am a Muslim’ was an attempt to define a mainstream understanding of Islam, and how it differed from the extreme minorities that have the loudest voice.

The Power of Words (Spoken Word Video)

So, I’m just re-sorting a few things on my page. Here’s my only ‘camera to face’ piece I had done, several years ago.

Eid Shaheed (Poem)

The city burns, By Hearts Frozen, Ice is metamorphosing to ISIS The Lysis of Children, When living becomes lifeless Forever opened eyelids Bodies lay to rot in chilled cots Relatives waiting for┬ásomething from Chilcot. We will not Settle for anything less than the truth, A bitter drug to swallow, but fill our pillbox, No more…
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Gambler (Spoken Word Video)

A short spoken word piece using gambling as an extended metaphor of life with the risks we take and our accountability for our shortcomings.

Keep on Running (Spoken word video)

Sooo one of the stupider things I did was delete my Facebook. Well, all in all I don’t regret it – but it was generating more traffic to my blog and youtube channel than any of my other means. I’m not a fan of self-promo but hey ho. I wrote a poem earlier this year…
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