All I Have is Fatiha

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Bismillah

all I have is
Fatiha.
it is a powerful
prayer.
it restores me
and
protects me.
‘though i feel
poor
i am enriched
with
Fatiha.
it feeds me
and provides me.
it speaks my hopes
it removes
my wrongs;
it rights
my thinking,
Fatiha.
it breathes
It’s life
into
my heart
and
and soul.
it accompanies me
in loneliness
and in fear.
it walks
with me
on narrow roads
and rocky turns…
it heals me
and encourages me.
Fatiha.
i wear
its covering;
i
call it in the night:
Fatiha.
i repeat
its reminder
i cherish
its words.
i beg
its enactment
i worship
its Lord,
Fatiha.
i am
at a loss
on my own…
it is a most necessary tool–
the opener,
the seal,
the trust;
it blesses
endlessly…
all I have
is
Fatiha.

Linda Tauhid
©3/25/16

 

 

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