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Yasiin Bey: I’m Leaving (Poetry)

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By: Yasiin Bey

Yeah
Yo yo what time the plane leaving?
Alright, see you at the airport

I’m leaving, on the next plane
I don’t know when I’ll be back again
Kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you’ll wait for me
Hold me, like you know I’ll never go
Even though you know I will
I’m a travelling man
Moving through places
Space and time
Got a lot of things I got to do
But God willing I’m coming back to you
My baby-boo
I’m a travelling man
Moving through places
Space and time
Gotta lotta things I got to do
But God willing I’m coming back to you
My baby-boo
I’m leaving

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What Was Special About Pre-Islamic Arabia?

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Source: http://lostislamichistory.com

In the early 600s, a new religious and political force arose out of the deserts of Arabia. Islam, spearheaded by Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, quickly became the way of life for the entire Arabian Peninsula within a few years of the first revelations. By the end of the reigns of the first four caliphs, the Islamic realm extended from Libya in the West to Persia in the East. And just 100 years after the death of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, Muslims had expanded the empire into Spain and India.

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Grid waves on the French coastline (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 Another of those great images of sea phenomena that I like, cross (or grid) waves, which occur when two sets of waves travelling from different directions cross at an angle of 45° or moreThis creates very steep short-crested waves that can be dangerous for shipping. From the European Space Agency.