Rubá’í of the Day

SMOKING-FATHER

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My queen (long may she live to vex her slave!)
To-day a token of affection gave,
Darting a kind glance from her eyes, she passed,
And said, “Do good and cast it on the wave!”

Posted on 25/07/2013, in literature, poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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