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.
Am I ever going to sing today?
This whispering voice of my throat
As if there is an ocean locked in a boat
How it could be ever possible
My dreams are eternally valuable
The kinetic energy which is residing
At the nucleus of my heart
When these emotions of mine
Getting ready to be released