Her World is Mine

Holding on my hand

Strolling away


How could I resist

A tender baby’s hand

Embraced in mine


How could I let go

Of baby’s little fingers

Wrapped around mine


How could I remember

Fears, worries, illusions

When angels hover,

Forever, by my side


My heart is giggling

Her hand in mine

My mind is fizzing

Her world is mine


I came from there

Have always been

There I belong

Her world is mine



Where fairies dance in lavender valleys

Where grass grows tall, untamed and wild


Where butterflies have names

Grasshoppers play games

Back-floating they dream


Where babies dive

Splashing in rivers

Of daisies and jasmine


Where angels swim in milky-ways

Leaving trails of stardust behind


I came from there
Have always been
There I belong
Her world is mine


Floating with children

Smiling at rabbits

Chatting to fairies

My heart is giggling
Her hand in mine


Look, look up there

Flapping my wings

Jumping high then falling down

Her hand in mine


Her eyes of stars
Glowing with glee
Such innocent face

Such radiant light
And heavenly grace

O sweet my baby
Tender and pure
O smile my baby

Come heal and cure

Your hand in mine
Your world is mine


I look at her
In awesome wonder

Then sings my soul
Her hand in mine

Tiny and tender

Her hand in mine


I look at her
In awesome wonder

Then sings my soul

Her world is mine

Serene sublime

Her world is mine

Her world is mine


6 Responses

  1. This whole world is mine; God gave the whole world to me.

    And, then, one day, non humans created nationalisms.

    But, hardly can we distinguish anymore the humans from the non humans.

    Yet, Allah, in His Infinite Wisdom, has still protected the life and humanity of many among us.

    To enjoy life, but also to do His Will on Earth.

    But, are we doing the job?

    The answer is very simple: NO!

    Both the words of the poem and the illustrations are a very powerful message for people still having humanity in their hearts and showing compassion in their daily actions and the highest degree of civilisation.




  2. Vulnerability and an open heart is what the world needs.
    Delightful poem and photos, Nahida.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. […] Her World is Mine | Poetry for Palestine. […]


  4. Reblogged this on daninstockholm and commented:
    Beautiful thoughts. How we as adults can rediscover the simplicity of joy, even in a country where the evils of apartheid are the constant.


  5. Beautiful. Mumtaz xxxx


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