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  1. Tinker

    First Responder

    First Responder A breath is smothered, a kitten in a tree top, an unconscious unknown man in the street, a baby comes early, shots ring out and scatter the clan. Water rises, fire devours, a family stranded on roof top, a stolen van, a store front smashed, body trapped under rubble, all for which you train and plan. When others flee, you say, "I can". ~~ Judi Van Gorder
  2. Tinker

    Mukhammas

    Explore the Craft of Writing Arabic Poetry The Mukhammas (fivefold) is a Persian or Urdu stanzaic form and as the name implies is written in quintains. The poetry is often connected to Sufiism, the mystical dimension of Islam. A reoccuring theme is praise of Iman Ali (the prophet Muhammed's cousin and the first iman.), however other themes are explored with this form. Information in English about Urdu verse forms is sparse, I found this information at Pakistan-Karachi The elements of the Mukhammas are: stanzaic, written in any number of quintains made up of 2 distiches followed
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