Game of Chess

Game of Chess

Carpe Diem #1308 A Game of Chess

‘Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
And one by one back in the Closet lays.

© Omar Khayyam (Tr. FitzGerald)

a roll of the dice
fickle destiny
changes

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