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In the coming of Friday by Raymond A. Foss
In the coming of Friday
prayers for the whole region
especially for Libya
that the blood of the martyrs
would not run in the streets
that the tyrants, the madman
would leave the stage
that the tribes, the people
would turn a new page
no more of Gaddafi
however you spell his name
his green book, his ranting
which makes him appear insane
hope for this nation
rising up in freedom
that the people would have peace
after so many years of repression
In the coming of Friday
hope new again
prayers for the people
coming out into free air

March 3, 2011/ March 4, 2011 in the Libyan timezones
the coming of a Friday day of prayers, which have been the days
of the largest protests in many of the countries in revolt
The ludicrous statements of Moammar Gaddafi
February 28, 2011
The coverage of the sons of Muammar Qadhafi
with Christiane Amanpour
February 27, 2011
seeing the genocide in Libya
and hearing the rabbling of Gadhafi
on the transformations since the beginning of January -
all the protests in Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Oman,
Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Palestinian Territories, Djibouti, Mauritania, Senegal, etc.
especially the resignation of Hosni Mubarak
February 11, 2011
and the jubilance in Tahrir Square
versus the bloodshed in Bahrain and Libya, etc.
February 18, 2011
hearing claim by President Obama 2/15/2011
in a news conference that when history books tell it
we will be seen as being on the right side of history
in how the United States responded
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“Our Revolution was like Wikipedia”
February 14, 2011
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“This is Revolution 2.0: No one was a hero because everyone was a hero.”
February 13, 2011

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