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June 16

Daily Wisdom

Daily Inspiration

Life of Significant Soil; Meaning of Life; Overcoming; Social Justice; Wisdom

Freelance Monkette

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“Some Like It Hot”

~ Robert Palmer

"Disheveled hair, sweaty, smiling, drunken, and/ With a torn shirt, singing, the jug in hand/ Narcissus loudly laments, on his lips, alas, alas!/ Last night at midnight, came and sat right by my bed-stand/ Brought his head next to my ears, with a sad song/ Said, O my old lover, you are still in dreamland/ The lover who drinks this nocturnal brew/ Infidel, if not worships the wine's command/ Go away O hermit, fault not the drunk/ Our Divine gift from the day that God made sea and land/ Whatever He poured for us in our cup, we just drank/ If it was a cheap wine or heavenly brand/ The smile on the cup's face and Beloved's hair strand/ Break many who may repent, just as Hafiz falsely planned."


                                             "Ghazal 26"