Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar


Saving Grace - Poem by Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar

Introduction: Don't you quit no matter how hard it is, no matter how much you struggle. This is called life; this is the test, with its twists and turns. Make the best out if it. We just have to believe in Almighty's light, His saving grace and follow the Grande hope up to the end of the tunnel, until the end of our lives.

When time gets tough, days seem long
As sometimes it does, you feel the song,
When heroes depart, hearts sink below
And most of us smile, as we feel them glow,
When past calls back to remind us of them
Some tears fall down, even out of gem.

When life gets rough, through those tough times
Just don't give up, on hope we survive,
We wonder how everything's still here
That's when we believe, we have Him to share,
Faith is that bird, which reminds us at night
By singing its songs, that calls us to light

Confusions arise, when fear overcomes
Happiness glow dim, as trusts come undone,
Hearts and rules are made to be broken
In order to improve those that's unspoken,
Some may confound the truth with the lies
That's why He gave, us these two eyes.

You make your own choice with the dreams you shelter
That seems way uphill, just makes you stronger,
If you fall thousand times, you don't quit the tour
You succeed one time and you reach your goal,
To some it seems hard, to you it's the art
Some may just quit but you try and try, till the new start.


Comments about Saving Grace by Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar

  • Anhelica Velasquez (11/12/2011 3:58:00 PM)

    i love it. its amazing! i've then again ur an amazing poet. 'That seems whay up hill just makes you stronger': D ill member that thnx! haha mazing poem i mean it :) (Report)Reply

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  • (8/29/2011 8:14:00 AM)

    'Confusions arise, when fear overcomes
    Happiness glow dim, as trusts come undone'

    This is deep. Really deep. The way you write brings me to deep thought. the things you say makes my mind go WOW. Nice poem.
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  • Allemagne Roßmann (8/22/2011 12:35:00 PM)

    And there cannot be another way of saving grace than your poetry.Wonderful job here. (Report)Reply

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  • Christopher Cariad (8/18/2011 11:51:00 AM)

    Amazing! ! ! A inspirational poem to keep one pushing towards there goals, no matter whats tempting to hold them back! (Report)Reply

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  • (8/16/2011 4:35:00 PM)

    Wonderfully said, I refuse to quit.... (Report)Reply

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  • Ebi Robert (8/11/2011 11:52:00 AM)

    When time gets tough you will blend.................Interesting poem (Report)Reply

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  • (8/10/2011 12:10:00 PM)

    I like this very much. (Report)Reply

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  • Craig Anderson (8/9/2011 6:29:00 AM)

    The moral of the piece is never let them beat you down, never give up and there is always a brighter tomorrow. Loved this piece.
    Regards.
    Craig.
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  • (8/5/2011 4:16:00 PM)

    It is a wonderful poem touching deeply into into the soul and filing it with hope faith in the Almighty while living in a harsh world (Report)Reply

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  • Vangile Mtyali (8/5/2011 8:03:00 AM)

    wow, how true is what you wrote about n this poem gives hope to all. LOVE IT (Report)Reply

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  • Shamin Shah (8/3/2011 1:12:00 PM)

    A very inspiring and motivating poem.... Your true faith in Allah and his bounties are deeply expressed here... and also you religious knowledge that you have artistically presented in your poems!
    May Allah always bless you...
    Your poem shine and would continue to cherish the lives of people who read it! ! ! !
    Hats off to you Aqeb.
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  • (8/2/2011 10:17:00 AM)

    So positive and breathtaking...Masha'Allah you are full of Allah's elegance and charm that grabs attention at first glance. my favs from this poem are:

    'When heroes depart, hearts sink below
    And most of us smile, as we feel them glow, '

    - True words of a Muslim who has knowledge Masha'Allah...We know our loved one's the best and we believe they served Allah till their dying breath and we can feel the gratitude, the warm happiness for their departure to Allah, and we say Alhamdulillah because they have completed their journey, it's time they rest...until we meet again Inshallah!

    'Faith is that bird, which reminds us at night
    By singing its songs, that calls us to light'

    - True words about tahajjud salaat! ! the bird that prays and recites, it's own Zikr for Allah at 3: 00am!

    Beautifully expressed! ! Such an inspiration you give to your readers i can see, You truly are blessed with writing skills my friend! ! Inshallah I pray for you in Ramadan that you will go a long way and Allah may help you through this beautiful quest!
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  • (8/1/2011 6:37:00 PM)

    Such an inspiration you give to your readers, all the comments to your poems...How do you do it all? ? You truly are blessed my friend! ! so positive and breathtaking...you are a fruit of pure charm! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/31/2011 10:17:00 PM)

    Our saving graces and these themes have and will continue to be written upon countless times. The concept of not quitting of which you speak could perhaps best be summed up in a 'A Will To Win'. The brief lines I wrote on this I defined as

    attitude especially
    in the face of adversity
    defines our destinies

    The confusion of which you speak in the third stanza seems to be deceptive values of material gain at any cost as opposed to religious principles of what is right and wrong. Religion and God has defined guidelines to illuminate truth and morality which time and history has repeatedly proven we ignore at our own peril.

    I often wondered how it would feel to perceive hypocritical humanity through the eyes of God while still retaining the heart of man. This is my answer which seems to compliment your poem. 'Eyes Of God'

    To see men,
    with eyes of God
    the heart of man,

    is truly
    a sorrowful
    terrible thing.

    The questions you are asking give rise to multiple depths of meaning within the philosophy and meaning of life. Keep searching. Terence
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  • Unwritten Soul (7/31/2011 4:31:00 AM)

    Aqeb, this was another beautiful poem by you...i am lad you always come out with something new to share with people here...The poetry now is just harden as your flesh and your language is something like a blood to hit your life warm... :) keep writing and i know u will and do the best! _Unwritten Soul (Report)Reply

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  • (7/30/2011 8:13:00 PM)

    This was very inspiring. I felt as if you were speaking to me in this poem. You have a nice way with words. Very deep.. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/29/2011 4:01:00 PM)

    Awesome poem with a dedp expression of your emotions.. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/28/2011 3:01:00 AM)

    So beautifully said!
    A mixture of sadness and hope... in a heart of gold! ? !
    And... if people are born to be winners (or losers) , I am sure that those who choose to fight in the light, are somehow.... our winners!
    Congratulations! 10/10
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  • (7/26/2011 7:22:00 AM)

    With such a great attitude how could you go wrong...I really like your poem and agree with your philosophy on life! Constance Yost (Report)Reply

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  • (7/25/2011 5:52:00 PM)

    'To some it seems hard, to you it’s the art
    Some may just quit but you try and try, till the new start.'

    Such an inspirational and prestigious line! ! In this poem you really have pointed out quite a lot of great aspects about life which we don't usually think about, very heartrending and brought encouragement to my soul. thanks for that ;) 10/10! !

    Btw, with all due respect Miss Heather – Writing about something sad or happy doesn’t mean you have to be sad or happy lol...Poems don’t always reflect on the poet, sometimes it reflects on someone else’s life, you never know.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 21, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 22, 2011


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