Rafey Habib

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M. A. R. Habib (Rafey Habib) is an Indian-born Muslim poet and scholar of literature who has also written numerous books of literary criticism. He was born in India, grew up in England and now lives in America.

He is a scholar in the areas of literary criticism, theory and philosophy. He is a Professor of English and the author of seven books, including three histories of literary criticism, a study of T.S. Eliot's philosophical background, and two translations of Urdu poetry. His own volume of poetry, Shades of Islam: Poems for a New Century, appeared in September 2010. His latest book, Literary Criticism: From Plato to the Present: An Introduction, was published in ... more »

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  • Moein Sarhadi(2/15/2014 10:11:00 AM)

    hello mr habib, did you ever have a white iphone 4s? please reply, i really need your help! please

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  • Moein Sarhadi(2/15/2014 10:10:00 AM)

    hello mr habib, did you have a white iphone 4s ever? ? i need your help, please reply, please

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Best Poem of Rafey Habib

To A Suicide Bomber

You do not speak for me:
You who soak yourselves in blood
Are far from the prophet's mantle.

You who act beyond the Book
Are far from the Word.

You do not speak for me:
You who do not know, and kill,
Murder your own soul.

You blew up a young girl.
A mother's heart will bleed forever.
A father's will is broken.
Because of you their world is ended.

What good have you done?

Your own wife, young,
Curses you in her sleep, her nightmare.
Your children betrayed
To a myth; they do not know where you are,
Where you have gone; they...

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