Clad in white
He kneels,
At the crowded corner
Of 79th and Madison Avenue

Facing East
Rug neatly laid out
Praying with a fervor
Seldom seen,
To as-Salam
His source of peace

To the chagrin
Of a few Manhattanites
Passing by….

Probably wondering:
Could he be a terrorist?

© 2017

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