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The Ultimate Test

Today I learnt a lesson,
Wondrous to behold.
God but has to test you,
That is what it told.

An afternoon spent in agony,
An entire evening wasted.
Shedding tears of disbelief,
Bitter thoughts I tasted.

I wondered what had gone amiss,
Tried to figure out my flaw;
Did not know right from wrong,
My wound still fresh and raw.

I knew I had been wronged,
It just could not be so;
My brain hummed for justice,
And my heart ached, Oh!

As the sun set, I realized,
How silly I had been,
How pathetic all that crying was,
Because now my heart has seen;

That, O Mighty Allah!
You have great love for me;
As in all of my sorrow,
I’m closest to thee.

Hurricanes and sea storms,
You send to try us
To see whether we stay content,
Or whether we fuss.

The climb is what matters most,
Though we all seek the peak.
And as I’m putting down my pen,
A merry tear rolls down my cheek…

I am content, I do not cry,
To God, I've left the rest.
For, in my Lord’s eyes,
I want to be the best!



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HamzawaseemThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
yesterday at 3:45 am:
A great truth nicely expressed. Keep writing, sister!
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
today at 5:12 am :
Thank You and I shall! InshaAllah!
 
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ThoughtToner said...
Apr. 11 at 3:51 am:
Poetry about closeness to God makes my heart joyous, a sense of affection follows, it's beautifully composed.
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Apr. 16 at 12:17 pm :
Oh, Your Highness, Thank You ever so much for this. It made my heart glow.
 
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Simply_CiaraThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 23 at 12:25 am:
I love this!! I almost felt a tear, it's just amazing
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 23 at 11:45 am :
ANd Love you!! Your feedback just made my day! Can you see this Golden blob inside my head growing larger and larger. You created it! Thank You. I am super happy that you like the poem.
 
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JH2974-A said...
Mar. 19 at 1:55 pm:
This was a great sonnet to read, I appreciate your perspective and beautiful flow.
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 20 at 4:48 am :
Thank You! So good to know someone enjoyed reading this so much :D
 
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