Thursday, January 6, 2011

Reminds me of Farid. Pir Dekhan ki aas 

SOON, O IANTHE! LIFE IS O'ER

By Walter Savage Landor


Soon, O Ianthe! life is o'er,
         And sooner beauty's heavenly smile:
Grant only (and I ask no more),
         Let love remain that little while.




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Shiv Kapoor