Something a little different

My Name is Islam


Let me, introduce myself.

My name, is Islam.

The root word of peace- Salam,

Or even salema- meaning submission.

Which to a Muslim, is like his tuition.

It’s his ticket in,

But before I begin,

Let me greet you, like I’m supposed to do,

So Assalamu alaikum, may peace be upon you!

You know? It’s kinda’ funny…

I’m accused of oppressing, when really I’m oppressed.

I’ve become on the list of things to detest.

I’m screamed in rage, in almost every protest,

& I’ve become the “red scare”, a “threat to the west”.

You see?

If you look at me, and all my obligations,

You’ll see why I have such a great population,

It’s cause there’s the motivation,

And that sense of inspiration,

That keeps “Muslim” as their occupation.

To me, being a good Muslim means being a good person.

‘cause I’ll never ask you to kill or to slay,

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