Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2013«

Regal Sunrise

January 27, 2013

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It was a royal sunrise, Purple waves unfurled, On the gold speckled shores. The big, black birds… Swooped real low Checking their reflections, Before they moved ashore. The morning sun glinted, Through the pastel waves. Silver spray, Joyously tinkled, Upon the bystanders, Who stood silently, In awe. Advertisements

What is Sabr?

January 20, 2013

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Is it succulent and sweet? The deep night, In whose soft shadows I worship, And weep. … Is it lip-biting and white-knuckled? Silently I grip the keys, To my house in Paradise. Because Allah knows I am right. … Is it resilient restraint? Persistence through the perilous days, Of insidious whispers, That I refuse to […]

2012 in review

January 1, 2013

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get […]