Category Archives: Ramadan Fable

Two Poems: If We Woke Up One Morning / Blue Circles

  IF WE WOKE UP ONE MORNING If we woke up one morning to findwe didn’t exist would the fast be abrogated? Or be more completely fulfilled? If we were avague fractal outline among mountain crags or mounded clouds or … Continue reading

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The Spider’s Break-Fast

The small brown spider in my bathroom(honored guest whose protection is assured)after more than two weeks of patient waiting finally got a large tasty black fly-likebug this morning in her helter-skelter-looking web (to me at least) linked to a retracting … Continue reading

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The Capitulaton of King Stomach

  Slave stomach said to the rest of the body “I am King!” and the general populace of the body acquiesced worried lest its bond with the world be broken without stomach holding a sovereign position over the rest of … Continue reading

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Poem: A Sandwich at Noon

A sandwich at noon is enough to frighten a field of crows A telephone ringing in an empty room is answered by the wind A road leading upward has a bicycle on it and two trees When the blessings were … Continue reading

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2 Poems: Nighttime Sessions of Light / The Repetitions of Saints

NIGHTTIME SESSONS OF LIGHT for Baji (who heard the geese calling out Allah Allah) Intense nighttime sessions of Light spangle the planetary air and the lunar crescendo yup I said the lunar crescendo as we head toward Ramadan’s exit back … Continue reading

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2 Poems: If We Woke Up One Morning / Blue Circles

IF WE WOKE UP ONE MORNING If we woke up one morning to find we didn’t exist would the fast be abrogated? Or be more completely fulfilled? If we were a vague fractal outline among mountain crags or mounded clouds … Continue reading

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2 Poems: Fast / Heart & Soul

FAST Puppets can’t break their fast through their painted mouths Rocks can be said to be fasting forever Mountain “fastnesses” are a kind of stronghold or fortress Colors are fast that never cut and run The Ramadan fast goes by … Continue reading

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