Strangers' Dining Table

 

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen

 

 

  

 

Strangers met at a dining table

My heart's table.

The eldest was turbaned

The second ascetic

The third erotic

The fourth a drunkard

The fifth omniscient

The sixth comic

The seventh a magician.

Instead of a joyful talk

On the affairs of birds, women and the life after death

The whole lot exchanged insults and calling names.

Then one of them proposed firing

I was about to die!

I was the eighth the dumb!

 

 

 

 

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