Thursday, November 16, 2017

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[image courtesy Carpe Diem]


a drizzle -
the way you tease me often
with dearth of words
© gilena cox 2017



Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem #1306 The Secret Well of Life

Kristjaan has prompted us today with a Quatrain from the Rubiat of Omar Khayyam

Then to this earthen Bowl did I adjourn
My Lip the secret Well of Life to learn:
And Lip to Lip it murmured - "While you live
Drink ! - for once dead you never shall return.
© Omar Khayyam (Tr. FitzGerald)


AND


MM: Nov 16 2017



Revisit
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12 Comments:

Anonymous Thotpurge said...

This is so lovely!! Thanks for sharing Gillena.

2:22 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__ As always Gillena an inspiring post, my appreciation! _m

this flute
when fingers choose each tune
a breath

6:42 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by with a haiku share Doug

Much💖love

7:03 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped in Rajani

Much💖love

7:04 PM  
Blogger Sumana Roy said...

Beautiful!

1:27 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sumana

much love...

6:27 AM  
Blogger Cressida de Nova said...

Sweet haiku.

5:41 PM  
Blogger lynn__ said...

Oh, wow...this is GOOD!

4:02 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Cressida

much love...

3:28 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Lyn

much love...

3:29 PM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

Nice approach of this quatrain.

5:39 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Kristjaan

much love...

12:42 AM  

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