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O. RUMER: "I'll Teach You ..."

"I'll Teach You ..."

(From Omar Khayyam)
I’ll teach you to become the public’s pet:
Spend all your smiles to right side and to left;
Praise sons of Jesus, Mohamed and Moses –
And under beams of good fame you’ll be set.


Translated by Yevgeny Bonver, February, 2003


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