Treasure Island

Amir Khusro

(1253 - 1325 / Patiali / India)

Rains Have Come


Dear Mom, send my dad across; the rainy season has come.
Oh, dear daughter, how can I?
Your dad's too old; the rainy season has come.
Dear Mom, send my brother across; the rainy season has come.
Oh, dear daughter, how can I?
Your brother's too young; the rainy season has come.
Dear Mom, send my uncle across; the rainy season has come.
Oh, dear daughter, how can I?
Your uncle's too dandy; the rainy season has come.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Edited: Friday, March 23, 2012

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