Eid Is Bittersweet

Music: Ricercare a 6 from the Musical Offering.
By J.S. Bach. Sequencer Unknown.
Revised by David J. Grossman at Kunst der Fuge.

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Eid is bittersweet. The holy month
Is over and the mundane months begun,
Devoted to the world of work and pleasure.
A sense of satisfaction comes at length,
Like winds that through the open windows run,
Freshening the soul, at last at leisure.
In celebration, then, and with new strength,
Turning to the many from the One,
Re-embrace the lives and loves you treasure.

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