Ramadan

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Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 9th begins the Islamic celebration of a month of fasting from before sunrise to sunset, generosity and kindness to those less fortunate, and a time of personal re-evaluation, and a purifying of the soul.
This is a re-posting of my post for Ramadan 2011. Last year I was fasting with a beautiful adopted family in Texas.. We never know from year to year where we might be, or where our holidays might find us…This year I am in Costa Rica and  feel connected to all who will be fasting..
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I wrote this poem below in 2007 when Ramadan was thought to fall on September 13th, and I was living in Jordan. It falls about 10 days earlier on the Gregorian Calendar every year.

I performed it yesterday in a reading at the Criss Museum in SL and a few people have asked to see the…

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5 Responses to Ramadan

  1. Menubar says:

    I hope you have an enlightening Ramadan, Karima!

  2. aww Thank you Menubar..Yes it has started off very auspiciously…Ramadan always brings many blessings of all kinds..

  3. Hoyt Heron says:

    Last year I said it in spanish. This year in english. No one paints a better picture with words than you.

  4. Thanks so much for your bi-lingual strokes of appreciation Hoyt:)

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