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Abdul Wahab


Palm Fibre


May the hands of Abu Lahab be ruined
He will lose all whatever he gained
He will be in the flaming fire,
So, his wife the fuel carrier,
Around her neck a twisted cord of palm fibre.

Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2011
Edited: Saturday, December 17, 2011

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  • Harindhar Reddy (1/24/2012 10:49:00 AM)

    Yup my compatriot! Whomsoever do immoral and unethical acts they should penalized. Even their sidekicks should be punished!

    There is a truth your poem and i see your philosophical ideas in many of your poems! Long live the philosopher in your comrade! keep writing and keep sharing.
    your work is commendable and and praiseworthy! Top Marks 100/100. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (12/18/2011 3:43:00 PM)

    nice effort,
    but this is the accepted and universally recognized translation
    May God guide us all to the righteous path...amin.

    Surah (Chapter) 111, Verses 1-5, Pickthal translation:
    1 the power of Abu Lahab will perish and he will perish.
    2 his wealth and gains will not exempt him.
    3 he will be plunged in flaming fire,
    4 and his wife, the wood-carrier,
    5 will have upon her neck a halter (twisted rope) of palm-fiber. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (12/16/2011 12:10:00 PM)

    Abu Lahab(the Father of Flame) was called because of his red cheeks! ! ! !
    I like this poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (12/16/2011 11:46:00 AM)

    Good translation and recall the lesson behind the words,
    To tell the mistakes that he made, by his own choice, by his own hand
    and remind us as fueling badness to spread will receive bad things
    Good initiative to translate and share with others_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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