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(From The Jakarta Post)
Byline: Dedy Ardiansyah, The Jakarta Post, Meulaboh
Oh Allah, the most compassionate and merciful We are subservient to You and we are weak Don't bequeath this ordeal anymore Don't deal out this suffering again As we know the blame is ours
Oh Allah, You have put us to the test We don't want to see our people cry anymore
And the cries of our little brothers and sisters Oh Allah, will You forgive us Only to You can we plead and only to You can we pray
-- Amin Ya Rabbal Alamin
This poem, titled Our Prayer, was written by Cut Nurfajria, 13, an eighth grader at SMP 3 junior high …