Def Poetry Jam alum Amir Sulaiman’s portfolio is replete with fathomless and Divinely-inspired works of lyrical art that we here at Sapelo Square have been a fan of for years. This piece from 2010 titled “I Love You More” is one of our favorites, wherein Amir unapologetically establishes himself as “an extremist in love” for the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) and his noble family (Ahl al-Bayt).

“I wrote this on the 10th night of Muharram/my body in the gutter/my soul in the Haram/my spirit in the heavens/my hunger from the bottom/ on the fifth pillar leaning on a column/ staring at the Ka’ba thinking about Karbala…”

Listen to it in its entirety here on YouTube:

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