Archive for December, 2011

I knew someone who passed away – poem by Asim Hussain

Islamic graveyard

I knew someone who passed away I woke up and heard it today They were so kind Their smile in mind It’s so incredible It happened so fast I never expected it It’s now the past I prayed for them the second I heard I donated a few And said some words It’s strange, it [...]

Crossing Guard – poem by Asim Hussain


Sweet memories of her, the lady who would help us cross the road Each day, on our way to school, this sweet lady held out her big red stop sign to ensure our safety I used to know her by name, but it has been so long, I forgot I used to say “Hi” along [...]