Word-High July: Kinaadman

july 25

What a lashing beast your tongue be
Searing cruel and free

Silence is wise
Do not antagonize

Break the quietude prudently
When words hold more beauty


Inspired by the quote:
Speak only when your words are more beautiful than silence – Imam Ali (a.s)

For Word-High July

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Author: Ugly Aphrodite (Available on Amazon Kindle) Ah, the need to get your thoughts out there! Happy reading folks!
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9 Responses to Word-High July: Kinaadman

  1. Pauline says:

    What dialect is kinaadman?
    Anyway, your writing is life 🙂

  2. jademwong says:

    That is such a beautiful quote, and definitely one to share. And your poem compliments it beautifully.

  3. rosemawrites says:

    “Silence is wise”

    Yes! yes! 😀 Great, wise poetry, Saima!

  4. maria says:

    Great post, S! And thank you for sharing that lovely quote from Imam Ali. This is a gentle reminder for all of us. 🙂

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