Election Day – November 6, 2012

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I was in a Ritz Carlton Hotel on this important day

No one came to clean my room that day

Please clean my room I said

Sorry, it’s voting day the cleaning woman said

In St. Louis we vote today she said
November 7, 2012

I asked for a hotel room at the Westin this day

They gave us a European sized room for four days

I told them the room is too small for us to stay for four days

They told me Minneapolis is all filled up for several days

We continued to stay in the small room for those days
November 11, 2012

Come stay with us our friends said

We’ll gladly stay with you we said

There’s only one bed in our Paris flat they said

We’ll sleep in a hotel we said

You’ll sleep in our bed and we’ll sleep on the couch they said
November 12, 2012

We were unsure boarding Saudi Airlines today

Over the speaker came a travel prayer

Travel was relaxing on the plane that day

It took six hours to fly from Paris to Jeddah

Upon arrival we said we were satisfied with the flight this day
November 18, 2012

Forty two floors up is too high to stay I said

Let’s give it a try she said

At least you’ll see the Gulf she said

You’ll like Abu Dhabi she also said

There’s no more to be said
November 20, 2012

How do you like Jumeirah at Etihad Towers she inquired

Isn’t Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hard to remember I inquired

Yes, but what about our stay at the Towers she inquired

Oh, I like the Towers

But to myself I continued to practice pronouncing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
November 22, 2012

At Thanksgiving dinner Mohamed said Jesus will return again

But, he’s Muslim not a Christian I said

If you’re not sure ask him again she said

Mohamed, do you believe Jesus will return again

Yes, that’s what I said, he’ll return again
November 25, 2012

What’s that I see in Jumeirah at Etihad Towers’ today

Catholic Cardinals I see in the lobby today

And a high ranking Emirate with the Cardinals today

All dressed in white robes, red zucchettos and white keffiyeh

What a sight to see in the lobby today