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Ammo Abu Anas

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Ammo Abu Anas

His words add splendor to all that’s trite
Just like a tender breeze would do to a
Hot, summer night
Just like mountains are embellished
By golden sunlight
And just like an afternoon sky is colored
By a rainbow or a kite

Ammo: (Arabic) Paternal uncle or great-uncle, or ,more generally, a respectful form of 
address to any man of an older generation.
Abu: (Arabic) “Father of”
Anas: An Arabic given name

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  1. Date: 8/28/2010 9:31:00 PM
    this is so charming, Farah! Luv , Andrea

  1. Date: 7/4/2010 6:38:00 AM
    You are an excellent poet. I love that you put the kite in at the end - I have a weakness for kites. They just add so much life to a poem, in my opinion. hehe :) -Grace

  1. Date: 6/26/2010 10:26:00 PM
    So sweet this little poem!!

  1. Date: 6/26/2010 5:27:00 AM
    Great write,, and thoughts,..enjoyed,..pd..

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 2:47:00 PM
    and as we all learn from those whom came before us...we nurture and teach those who will listen,but more importantly,those who will feel the true intimacy of whats being related...such a beautiful,descriptive write...your mind is in such a special place....stay true to that,and stay strong....peace , jay

  1. Date: 6/17/2010 7:36:00 PM
    There is so much we can learn from the older generation, Farah. I like the perspective you took in writing about how this person's wisdom impacts your life. Well done! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/17/2010 5:08:00 PM
    A nice character-drawing of Ammo Abu Anas