Raya's Dance

Raya watches as others dance

Raya’s Dance – 1: Watching the Dancers

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceDôdi reclined on a blanket with his new bride in his arms. Raya was four days out of the veil he’d removed on the [...]

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Raya preparing to dance for the crowd

Raya’s Dance – 2: The Challenge

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceAkka’s laughter rumbled Dôdi out of his reverie. “Little brother, you have done our queen a [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs strips to dance

Raya’s Dance – 3: She Dances

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceDôdi watched as Raya approached the monolith and paused before turning to face the crowd. She waited for the abundant [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs is praised for her beauty

Raya’s Dance – 4: Her Praises

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceEveryone roared their jubilee and Dôdi beamed proudly as his wife panted, making her way over to him. She bent over and [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs

Raya’s Dance – Analysis and Conclusion

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceThis story depicts a culture drastically different from modern America and much of the Western world. It tells of a people [...]

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