In the name of Allah

Published: May 12, 2015
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I do wrong when I want my way. Then I cover my head, I bow and pray, in the name of Allah. PHOTO: AFP

I cheat, I lie,

I give up on Him, I don’t even try,

I swear, I disobey,

I do wrong when I want my way.

Then I cover my head, I bow and pray,

In the name of Allah.

 

We smoke, we drink,

Go as low as low can sink,

We take, we steal,

Disregard it as no big deal,

Then down on our knees, we bow, we pray,

In the name of Allah.

 

They claim it’s all for Him, in His name,

When they kill and they burn,

No remorse, no shame,

Then they raise their hands,

And bow to pray,

In the name of Allah.

Sonal Arshad Siraj

Sonal Arshad Siraj

A student of psychology and social sciences, who likes to eat and write in that order. She tweets @Sonal_arshad (twitter.com/Sonal_arshad?lang=en)

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