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Light Upon Light

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Jun 14, 2017 · 2 min read

Running my fingers over their spines, I spot adventure, romance, comedy and crime And amongst their midst, a divine book Its words so...

Moving Your Heart Towards the Holiest of Books

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Jun 14, 2017 · 3 min read

when your heart is breaking, the shattered pieces climbing, making their way up to your throat, when your voice is shaking, as you try and...

All Alone

Ibrahim Jimoh
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May 7, 2017 · 2 min read

MYM features a piece by Ibrahim Jimoh, an up-and-coming author from Nigeria! When things seem hard, And your voice goes unheard, When all...

Press Play

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Apr 30, 2017 · 2 min read

I put the poetry on pause The Poe in me, lost cause The flow in me, found flaws And slowly spawned scars The healing got hard I’m...

When They Come

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Apr 16, 2017 · 3 min read

There’s a place I go to meet my Lord, a place I go to leave this world, a place where I’ve spent many a night in search of comfort, in...

My Fear of Love

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Mar 12, 2017 · 4 min read

You saw me friendly, eyes always crinkled in a smile, even venturing to describe me a rose of society. And though I had denied it then,...

An Anachronism of Sorts

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Mar 5, 2017 · 6 min read

At first, I simply thought I didn’t matter. Not necessarily because my voice, being so soft, was ignored or spoken over whenever it...

The Most Beautiful Names: Part 1

MYM Staff
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Feb 26, 2017 · 6 min read

“And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them.” – Surah Al-A’raf 7:180 Join the MYM Staff as we...

Their Joined Palms

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Feb 14, 2017 · 5 min read

He’s a forgotten man, in tattered clothes, searching for his home. High piles of trash line the road he walks. His gaze shifts uneasily....

To Sealed Hearts

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Jan 28, 2017 · 4 min read

Hither fly your arrows of hatred. Thither rain your spears of ignorance. But no sigh of pain escapes my lips as they come to pierce my...

An Uninvited Guest

Shaziya Barkat
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Jan 11, 2017 · 4 min read

an uninvited guest settles in the valley of my heart makes a home within my chest and refuses to depart the mountains of my lungs are...

Where Will You Turn?

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Nov 14, 2016 · 5 min read

When the going gets rough, where will you turn? When inside the chest you have a sensation that burns And a myriad of enemies attack you so...