My Way or The Highway

A team we were supposed to be,
Working together for victory.
Yet, it was becoming difficult to decide,
Together, if we could carry on with this ride.

Sparks flying,
The heat rising,
We couldn’t stop arguing,
Even over the smallest of things.

I warned you to concentrate on the road,
Instead you jumped down my throat.
It sure wasn’t too much to ask for,
Rather, you just wanted a reason to fight for.

Why you hated me so,
I wanted to know.
It was never like this ever before,
So give me a reason to consider.

“I don’t hate you,” was all you said.
But it was enough to make me regret,
The yelling, the fights,
Hurt and sleepless nights.

When we could have worked it out,
Or maybe not; I was still in doubt.
My mind playing games with me now,
Something I already sensed somehow.

I needed distraction,
From you and the annoying realization.
So I tried to concentrate on the Sun’s rays,
Yet all I could see was the error in my ways.

Closing my eyes,
I swallowed my pride.
It was time to admit,
That you were right indeed.

It’s not my way or the highway;
It never was I dare say.
I shouldn’t have reacted at all;
I know it’s partly my fault.

We were best friends and forever shall be,
Despite our differences, you and me.
That’s when everything fell in place,
When I saw that familiar crooked smile on your face.



Anas bin Malik (May Allah be pleased with him) said:
“The Messenger of Allah (saAllahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said, “Do not desert (stop talking to) one another, do not nurse hatred towards one another, do not be jealous of one another, and become as fellow brothers and slaves of Allah. It is not lawful for a Muslim to stop talking to his brother (Muslim) for more than three days.”

[Al-Bukhari and Muslim]


4 thoughts on “My Way or The Highway”

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    1. Wa’alaikumussalaam wr wb Penguini,
      Aw, that’s so sweet of you. Alhumadulillah I’m glad you like it.

      I’ll definitely check out your blog insha’Allah! Thanks for visiting 🙂


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