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Eid Greetings 2011

It rained THIS year around Eid.
Rained both, clear... and blood.
And the land was cleansed by the following morning.
(For those unaware, Eid is a religous festival celebrated by Muslims)

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  1. Date: 9/14/2012 9:25:00 AM
    There's probably no celebration going on today but we could always have our own! Just reaching out to give you a hug and say hi! :)

  1. Date: 2/26/2012 10:39:00 AM
    Greetings, dear Effendi. Thanks for reading my work. Love, daver

  1. Date: 12/8/2011 4:45:00 PM
    Excellent one! Hey, thanks for the encouraging comments! if your anything like Snape, you must be beyyyond awesometasticals! :D Always, Laura

  1. Date: 12/7/2011 6:45:00 PM
    Is this festival in the fall? I wonder what it all means - your words make me think positive and negqative too.

  1. Date: 12/3/2011 9:05:00 AM
    Mussain, this seems to have tooken a wrong swing.. with the light of God, taking care of those... maybe i'm wrong... but, why the a festival... enjoyed,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 7:25:00 AM
    MashAllah short but great :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2011 8:43:00 AM
    Is the raining of blood a prediction, or a state of society? The cleansing is much needed in this hard age of steel. Very illuminating, dear Effendi. Love, daver

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 4:46:00 PM
    I would hope the flow of blood could stop. I wish only peace for you dear friend.

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 4:46:00 PM
    Could I ask where you live Hussain?

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 5:11:00 PM
    Interesting work..Is this religous festival one in which the worshipers kill an animal sacrifice?..Thanks for stopping by, reading, and commenting on my work..Sara

  1. Date: 9/13/2011 5:46:00 PM
    Hussein, I know Ramadan/EID all too well as I've been living & working in Alexandria, Egypt for a number of years. (I'm American by the way). I'm curious about your origins if you don't mind me asking and while I'm at it, I very much appreciate this little poem about EID. Lastly, thanks for your comments concerning "A Letter to Elizabeth" and other poetry of mine you kindly read. I look forward to reading more or yours as well. Thanks again for "dropping in." Salaam a Lee-kum, Terry Martin

  1. Date: 9/4/2011 7:47:00 PM
    Glad you explained EID. Strong descriptive second line that spaeks volumns. Thank you for your visit Hussain, Your comment is dear.