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I am a Muslim woman
by Jenn Zaghloul

    I am a Muslim woman
    Feel free to ask me why
    When I walk,
    I walk with dignity
    When I speak
    I do not lie

    I am a Muslim woman
    Not all of me you'll see
    But what you should appreciate
    Is that the choice I make is free

    I'm not plagued with depression
    I'm neither cheated nor abused
    I don't envy other women
    And I'm certainly not confused

    Note, I speak perfect English
    Et un petit peu de Francais aussi
    I'm majoring in Linguistics
    So you need not speak slowly

    I run my own small business
    Every cent I earn is mine
    I drive my Chevy to school & work
    And no, that's not a crime!

    You often stare as I walk by
    You don't understand my veil
    But peace and power I have found
    As I am equal to any male!

    I am a Muslim woman
    So please don't pity me
    For God has guided me to truth
    And now I'm finally free!

    (c)1999 Jenn Zaghloul

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hafsa, st.paul - wrote on 8/17/2010 8:03:46 PM
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Comment: that was so good and kinda feel proud of


Qurina, Wisconsin - wrote on 11/4/2009 10:58:26 PM
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Comment: I LOVE IT. Would it be alright if I use the poem at a school festival? I want to do a spoken word piece.


ubax, USA - wrote on 7/3/2006 3:37:26 PM
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Comment: Bismilaah Reading this poem made me proud, I hope that all muslim women should speak up on their minds and let them know those who think muslim women are slaves of muslim men and forced to cover themselves. There are many of us who lie and make us look bad. I ask Allah to Guide us the rght path.


Amena Khalil, USA - wrote on 11/5/2005 10:21:31 PM
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Comment: Masha'Allah! I wear hijab Alhumdulilah, but to put it that way is a whole new way of looking at it! JZK


thekra, palestine - wrote on 7/11/2005 3:24:26 PM
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Comment: the poem is great, since it shows our pride of our being as muslim people.


Samah, Kc - wrote on 6/4/2005 12:34:33 AM
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Comment: This poem captures the readers attention in a way that makes you happy and glad that you are a muslim. I for one thought that the author was explaining my life. it is very accurate to many people's expirence.


Lucretia, Pakistan - wrote on 3/13/2005 11:56:13 PM
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Comment: It sent pleasant chills through me when I read it. Subhanallah. May Allah reward the poetess.


Ghadir, United Statesof America - wrote on 3/4/2005 10:32:24 AM
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Comment: Assalam alakum,May all praises and thanks be to ALLAH(SWT) When I read this peom it makes me feel Proud that I am a muslim lady wearing the Hijab.I just wanted to note to all muslims, that it is our jihad to spread the word of the of ALLAH(SWT),and to let non-belivers feel the beauty of Islam(may ALLAH bring peace and understanding to ALL that need it)


Krista Gonzalez, Fresno California - wrote on 12/11/2004 6:01:35 PM
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Comment: Asalamalikum...Your poem is very heart touching..Im happy that you are proud to be a muslim woman...Reading this poem makes me want to convert to ISLAM even more....


meriem, london - wrote on 9/2/2004 9:08:50 AM
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Comment: Hassan Giddan my friend, you are showing with this poem that freedom is a choice wherever you stand. It`s really beautiful. By the way, fell free to contact me if you are a muslim woman and would like to dress with nice and coloured outfit, that covers all your body of course. A new line of clothes for muslim woman is ready, beautiful and colourful. My email mimidelsole@hotmail.com. Choukrane


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