Nimah recently participated at the opening sessions of the first event celeberating International Women’s Day in Dhahran.
Starting with special appreciation to partners and mentors male and female who with the known and unknown pioneering women. The pioneers– beacons and banners who have helped ignite the drive to grow on this journey. A growth on all levels, professional, emotional, spiritual and physical.
Reading two unpublished poems of hers, starting with ” Celebrating Our Lights’ a tribute to pioneers known and unknown. The audience was also engaged in the second poem ” Revolutions and Rising” a highly interactive poem on balance and the possible versus the impossible….
Celebrating Our Lights can be heard at http:// https://soundcloud.com/nimah-nawwab/celebrating-our-lights-poem-on-women
An excerpt of the poem follows
Igniting us and igniting our ancestors
igniting us and igniting our progeny
They are the named above all
the Known and the Unknown,
the recorded and unrecorded
Our treasures beyond perceivable price
here and in the hereafter.
Fatimah, Aisha, Safiayyah
Nusaybah, al Khansa
Our Mothers of the Spirit…
All thoughts, happy or sad, are guests in your heart. Welcome them!
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Now let me sit here, on the threshold of two worlds. Lost in the eloquence of silence.
With the upcoming start of the hajj, the tawaf; pilgrims circle the House of God built by our father Adam peace be upon him and rebuilt by Abraham and Ishamael peace be upon them– the circling is the initial rite of the hajj. Covered in this original English poem by international poet from #Mecca Ni’mah Isma’il Nawwab with footage by Turkish #filmmaker Omer Faruk Aksoy and music by Al Firdaus Ensemble, Granada, Spain
This is part of a series of poems on the pinnacle of the #journey of a lifetime. #hajj #pilgrimage
“A mystic dreams while he is wide-awake.”
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“The pen was rushing along, writing,but when it came to Love it broke in half.”