Biography of Irfanulla Shariff
Irfanulla Shariff has been writing poetry for years. He has a great passion for writing inspirational poetry. His work has been published in various poetry magazines and anthologies. His poems were selected to appear in “The Sound of Poetry”, a special audio CD and tape collection. He was presented an International Poet of Merit Award by the International Society of Poets in 2002. Irfanulla's poetic influences are Rumi, Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. He is also a member of Illinois State Poetry Society. By profession, he is a Computer Scientist and Telecommunication Engineer. He is married, lives in South Elgin, Illinois, USA and has three children.
The rain splashes and thunder
Watching through the window, I wonder
Is this Mother Nature's whirling dance?
Or just a heavenly romance
The swinging trees and lightning
This scene is so brightening
Those nomadic rain drops