Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

Threescore years and Ten


Threescore years and Ten


October’s moon is wane,
May’s sun may not be here:
how many Springs remain
my weary way to cheer?


© Jonathan Robin robi3_0020 4 November 1974


The Sage’s Response to the Septuagenarian


How many earthly empires
the circling sun must set?
Friend, hast felt of love fires?
Mere mortal smile, why fret?




© Jonathan Robin robi3_0021 4 November 1974

Submitted: Saturday, December 20, 2008

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