Similitudes



Many things are similar, and the answers lie in between,

The seams of the visions, the imaginations, the dreams,

The holographic realization of these life-and-death schemes.

In life through nature and all that you see and hear,

Smell; taste as well as touch, like rain crystal-clear,

Metaphors, allegories, even parables reveal the deer from the dear.

From Genesis to Revelation we’re shown so many times,

Over and over, His laws, wisdom, mercy, yes; His mind,

Again and again, His plan, how to seek it, how to find.

Trials and tribulations in succession and often repeated

Is what we experience and is surely what’s needed

To purify our thoughts, our actions, and our speeches.

Day after day, months and years…still you, your same mood,

Not trying to understand what Allah (G-d) wants for you to do;

Stop the madness, wake up from this vanity of hate, this feud,

And see how all of these revelations came in similitudes.

About this poem

This poem shows a different perspective on how things are similar. It intertwines nature and the five senses to help with the visuals of the poem and its way of directing towards looking at things in a more diverse way. Then it sums itself up with the Creator, how He connects to us, and how thru these similarities the different revelations and their similarities.

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Written on October 19, 1991

Submitted by TheArkProject on June 17, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X A A X B B X C C X X X D X D A
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 942
Words 185
Stanzas 16
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

Raheem Muhammad

Active Revolutionist from Chicago, by way of New Jersey, Atlanta, Birmingham, and now NOLA; dedicating his life to establish a truly independent economic system for the poor and oppressed peoples of America first. Fighting for those faces you see and don't see on the websites: THE ARK PROJECT LLC THE BEEP INC. BEEP BLACK WALL STREET BOOKS I'm Muslim, I'm Black and I'm American so I guess I have three strikes against me LOL. I'm here reaching out to those concerned about the great divides that no-one wants to address and I'm here to address them head-on (Social Injustice, Islamophobia, Systematic Oppression, etc...). I am the author of this book: "Oh, Say Can You See!?" (Secrets) & Truth Is In The Art which shows how passionate I am about what was done and what continues to be done and ignored. Poetry is as a result of my life experiences as well as my opinions. They are my studies of the scriptures while paralleling them with history along with the present day's crimes against humanity, by those that claim to govern us. Keep in mind that my love for this country is beyond measure and incomparable. However, there are principles that a person ascertains to and therefore must stand upon. more…

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