Five Suras

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I translated five short suras for Yousef Rakha’s The Sultan’s Seal

The Fig

And by the fig and the olive tree

and by Mount Sinai

and this safe city

where we created people finely assessed

then echoed that they’re lower than the lowest

except the faithful and prayerful – for them an end with no obligation

so why your doubt after devotion?

isn’t God more just than the justices?

 

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