Our life is the roulette…
“BETTING YOUR WHOLE LIFE ON ONE ROULETTE SPIN” by ANVAR – SO BUSY RUSSIANTEXAN ©
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This life – one was thinking to-day,
In the midst of a medley of fancies –
Is a game, and the board where we play
Green earth with her poppies and pansies.
Let manqué be faded romances,
Be passé remorse and regret;
Hearts dance with the wheel as it dances –
The wheel of Dame Fortune’s roulette.
The lover will stake as he may
His heart on his Peggies and Nancies;
The girl has her beauty to lay;
The saint has his prayers and his trances;
The poet bets endless expanses
In Dreamland; the scamp has his debt:
How they gaze at the wheel as it glances –
The wheel of Dame Fortune’s roulette!
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