Abu'l-Qasim Suri untitled poem

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Untitled poem  (1922) 
by Abu'l-Qasim Suri, translated by David Samuel Margoliouth
Translation appeared at the end of The Table-Talk of a Mesopotamian Judge as it appeared in the 1922 English translation. Original was written c. 960-990 CE.

O day as hot as day of lovers' parting
I spent upon a courser lean of flank!
On him in summer's wave like heart of lover
Burning with separation's pain I sank.

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