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Solomon's Hour (to Taqsim on the 'Ud of Sana'a)
by Muhammad A. Al Mahdi
Thursday, January 19, 2006
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                                               A tomb of flowers

                                              King David put up

                                              For his son

                                              Abu Salam


                                   And a heavy scent

                                             of fading roses

                                                    filled the air

                                                       with the sweetness

                                                        of death


                                                                               Like a 


                                                              Black orchids

                                                               In velvety bloom


                                       His body's dust


                    Like blood the poppy fields' purple

             Radiated red in the noon

     And filled the air with

               The mellow aroma of transience




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Reviewed by Aberjhani 3/4/2006
Lines of gold from a pen of platinum.
Reviewed by Rhonda Baumgardner 2/16/2006
Beautiful! So well done!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/30/2006
This creation is a spiritual experience, Mahdi. Thank you for sharing its beauty and meaning. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by J M 1/19/2006
Beautiful poem has a spiritual calming to this one. Thank you for the comfort of soul this morning.
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