Muslim Poetry for Father’s Day

Our selection of Muslim poetry books make great Father’s Day gifts:

Light Steps, A Poem on the Seerah of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ by Ali Scully is an illuminating look at the life of the Prophet in verse. Symphonies of Theophanies – Moroccan Meditations by Peter Dziedzic is a photo poetry travel journal exploring the sacred landscape of Morocco, the Land of Saints. A Kaleidoscope of Stories, Muslim Voices in Contemporary Poetry brings together eighty Muslim poets from diverse backgrounds, who open their hearts in verse. The Well at the Desert’s Heart – Verses of Healing by Tony Bowland offers a trove of insights in poems of remarkable beauty and perception, that emerge through the depths of grief and heights of love into a wider appreciation of life. From this Street to the Moon by British Pakistani poet Nabila Jameel is a feast for the senses, filled with sumptuous details and mesmerising descriptions of everyday activities, evoking raw and tender moments in both unflinching and moving poems. In All the Birds were Invited to a Feast in the Sky, Soukeyna Osei-Bonsu explores themes of African diaspora, identity and faith as a Black Muslim through her compelling verse, in a poetic tapestry woven between London and Ghana.

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