Rubá’í of the Day

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This wheel of heaven, which makes us all afraid,
I liken to a lamp’s revolving shade,
The sun the candlestick, the earth the shade,
And men the trembling forms thereon portrayed.

Posted on 31/08/2013, in literature, poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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