“Praise”: Haroon Moghul

Praise I’m standing about six rows back from the Imam, surrounded by mostly Afghan and Pakistani men, and during the very first cycle of the prayer, it hits me.  Here I am, before my Creator, and the sudden awareness isn’t in my mind.  It’s in my heart, where it should be, leaving me overawed and reduced.  Each verse [Read More...]

“FIRST NIGHT OF RAMADAN”: A Poem by Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

A single stone is thrown in and the canyon resounds with the   hallelujahs of angels   A single breath contains the known and unknown universes   Back behind edgeless space are motions that   vibrate the heart   Back behind ancient mountains and historical intricacies   a shadow gives way to Light that has [Read More...]