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  • Request
    Give me your self one hour; I do not crave
    For any love, or even thought, of me.
    Come, as a Sultan may caress a slave
    And then forget for ever, utterly. ...
  • Song Of Faiz Ulla
    Just at the time when Jasmins bloom, most sweetly in the summer weather,
    Lost in the scented Jungle gloom, one sultry night we spent together
    We, Love and Night, together blent, a Trinity of tranced content.
  • Dedication To Malcolm Nicolson
    I, who of lighter love wrote many a verse,
    Made public never words inspired by thee,
    Lest strangers' lips should carelessly rehearse
    Things that were sacred and too dear to me. ...
  • Lalila, To The Ferengi Lover
    Why above others was I so blessed
    And honoured? to be chosen one
    To hold you, sleeping, against my breast,
    As now I may hold your only son. ...
  • This Month The Almonds Bloom At Kandahar
    I hate this City, seated on the Plain,
    The clang and clamour of the hot Bazar,
    Knowing, amid the pauses of my pain,
    This month the Almonds bloom in Kandahar. ...
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