In the Golden field
one grain of wheat
Outraged with its sense of defeat
Cried out at the top of his voice
"Plough and sickle were not my choice!
I neither brought life, nor am the killer;
Who was the tiller? Who the miller?"
© Shahriar Shahriari
October 8, 1997
Inspired by one of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
1998, Vancouver Canada, 1999 - 2005, Los Angeles, CA
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