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Sunday, December 25, 2011


 Poem by Charles Frederickson; Graphic by Saknarin Chinayote 

Imploding lonesome planet soiled earthlings
Perverse intolerant misunderstandings amongst Christians
Jews Muslims Buddhists Hindus Sikhs
Decidedly None of the Above

No Deposit No Return Recycled
Bad faith unseasonable changing climate
Anti-clockwise East <->West rotation Winter Solstice
Tilted Whirled farthest from Sun

12 days of Christmas solemn
Ramadan 28 Kwanzaa lasting 7
Hanukkah Menorah aglow 8 eventides
Overstuffed feasts celebratory tummy aches

Kwanzaa Swahili meaning harvest bounty
7 guiding Nguzo Saba principles
Umoja (unity) Ujima (responsibility) Imani
(faith) Kuumba (creativity) unmitigated joy

Hanukkah from Hebrew connoting dedication
Honors victorious revolt entering Jerusalem
Holy temple sanctified eternal flame
Oil lamp kindling black light

Ramadan most intensely worshipful time
Profoundly serious compassion giving charity
More about dependence than abstinence
Fasting from sunrise to sunset

Christmas Lord Jesus’ birthday bash
Upstaged by Un-saintly Nick commercialism
New Year’s evermore devout skeptics
Praying to whatever deity listens

Dr. Charles Frederickson and Mr. Saknarin Chinayote proudly present 28 YouTube mini-movies @ YouTube – CharlesThai1 .