Our World


Words and melody by Zain Bhikha.

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Performed by Zain Bhikha
Every morning on every news flash,
I hear the sorrow of the world
It seems like everybody’s lost and scared
trying to make sense of it all
And as I travel to and from,
so many faces pass me by
I see lonely hearts living lonely lives
just biding their time,

And while we call ourselves civilised,
many people living empty lives,
As they drone their way through day and night

I pray for our world,
I pray for every child
I pray for our world to be filled with smiles
Like the colours of a rainbow
and not just black and white
I pray for our world to be filled with light,
I pray for all of us, to choose the path that’s right
To believe in Allah, every day of our lives

In the evening on the TV news,
I see images of war,
I see brother killing brother with no consequence at all,
And while those who claim to be leaders,
sell us tales of deceit
But Allah alone know in their hearts
what they reveal and conceal,

And while we call ourselves civilised,
we go on killing human lives
too caught up in our own web of lies

Every mother, every father,
every daughter, every son Don’t you see,
that the answer lies only with the One.