Take This My Son


My Son, I want to give you the best...
Like every other mom, cheerful surroundings n a cozy nest...
But somehow, life has put us to a test,
I promise that I will still try to give you the best.

Darling, you are the smile I put up all through the day,
You are the reason to thank HIM in all the prayers I say.
Yours is the image I wishfully create when dreams make their way
To keep you smiling always any price I would pay..

Sweetheart, life has but taught me a wonderful lesson
Which carefully and in time for you I want to pen..
The lesson of forgetfulness we do not know when
We do forget that the sun might not rise again!

Learn from Noah, my son to build a far-sighted ark
Learn from Ibraheem to put the trust in Allah in darkness stark!
Learn from Moosa that the truthful never walk back
Learn from Isa that the miracles of Allah sometimes do shock!

Send blessings upon them when you hear each name,
And learn from the man who never lived for fame!
Who lived all his life playing the toughest game
Of putting all the humanity in a single frame!

That man was Muhammed, peace be upon our beloved!
Who was sent for everything alive, everything ever created
His life is an example for you, his Sunnahs are to be revived!
Love for him and for the way he lived, by a true believer should be proved!

My son, I would give you all I have and even more, thats a promise for sure,
But along with it, if you do not take this, you will be the poorest of the poor!
Take this advice to just know not the religion, but always be on the floor!
Only this can guide you towards the most beautiful destination's door! 

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Firdaus Fathima (Umm Hashir) has BA in English literature and currently pursuing BA in Islamic Studies from Islamic Online University. She writes Islamic articles and poems. She lives in Hyderabad, India. For more her works can see her blog http://umme-hashir.blogspot.com. She can be reached at amatulafuwwugmail.com.


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  11 Comments   Comment

  1. aisya karim from england

    mashalla very nice poem sister inshallah allah wiil rewrd you.

  2. Zaynab Musa from Nigeria

    This is beautiful and touching and admonishin...... You are a priceless jewel.would like to see moreof these.Jazak Allah Khairan

  3. zaara from ---

    Mashallah! Such a lovely poem.. I am sure that every parent will love this poem. This is the most beautiful and profound advice for a child. May Allah make the writer's and our children take this advice (ameen)

  4. Thashrifa from Sri Lanka

    WOW..Beautifully written sis..I loved this veryyyy much MashAllah πŸ™‚

  5. Rehana from India

    So sweet and lovely advice! Keep it up sister.. I love your poems πŸ™‚

  6. Aysha Khatoon from Qatar

    Assalaam O Alaikum Warahmatullahi wabrakatuh

    SubhaanAllah πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    ITs a BEautiful Poem...A very lovely poem that Pens Down The MOSt

    treasurable Advice A mother SHould give to her child...

    MAsha'Allah!!! I love ittt

  7. Anum Ahmed from India

    The most valuable advice any parent can give to a child, Mashallah!

  8. SJ from UK

    Wow! Amazing poem..

    May Allah make our children ideal muslims, ameen

    This poem simply touched my heart πŸ™‚

  9. Afreen from USA

    Its amazing subhanallah... Keep going sister.. May Allah SWT pour His

    love and blessings on you...