Feb
19

Omar Khayyam (33)

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Night and day
preceded you and me.
The vault of the sky
revolved upon some work.
Be careful to tread lightly 
on the earth–
you’re walking on people
who used to be someone’s
lover.

Translated by Juan Cole
from Whinfield 33.

from Juan

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