We took a shine to Miss Michigan—half-Christian/half-Muslim Lebanese immigrant Rima Fakih—early on.
Right-wing blogs are flaming Miss USA winner Rima Fakih, the first-ever Muslim to win the crown.
Rima Awad, and all the other Palestinians who talked with The Daily Beast, agreed.
We were among the Riolama mountains at last, and Rima kept with us, apparently expecting great things.
Sinking my voice to a whisper, I said: "Tell me what you have seen in my eyes, Rima?"
Look into my eyes now and see if I am blind, and if there is nothing in them except an image of Rima like a small, small fly.
I had sat there a full hour when all at once Rima appeared at my side.
First you will seek for me in the house, then in the wood, calling: 'Rima!
I will tell you that if you will first answer me one question, Rima.
They are lost, Rima—your people—but I am with you, and know what you feel, even if you have no words to tell it.
rima ri·ma (rī'mə)
n. pl. ri·mae (-mē)
A slit, fissure, or narrow elongated opening between two symmetrical parts.