There is Holiness

August 31, 2010

There is holiness in each of you
A spark unquenchable

Bursting into flame
At the mere mention

The hint, the possibility
Of love

Where are you flying
O hummingbird

Alight on the rose
Of my heart

Dip your beak, drink
Of love

The guiding principle
Of life

Evolution’s Cause
And goal

The Hidden treasure

The Creator, the One
the All

Irving Karchmar,  © August 2010

Ya Haqq!


Islamic Fiction Writing Contest for Muslim Youth

July 7, 2010

Salaam and Greetings of Peace:

Muslim Writers Publishing has announced the 2010 Youth Summer Islamic Fiction Story Contest.

This contest is open to any Muslim girl or boy from 9 through 13 years old.

Contest submission dates are July 15 through August 15. Entries will not be accepted after August 15, 2010.

For full detail and how to enter, go HERE.

Ya Haqq!

Islamic Writer Alliance Poetry Contest 2010

February 19, 2010

Salaam and Greetings of Peace:

The Islamic Writers Alliance is sponsoring its Annual Poetry Contest for  2010 in April to coincide with National Poetry Month in the US. The theme of this year’s contest is ibadah, or worship. Submissions will be accepted from April 1st through April 30th 2010. For complete information about the Poetry contest and its guidelines, go to and scroll down to the middle of the page.

Ya Haqq!

Note: The poetry is usually quite good, and inshallah  I will enter this year also :)