Feb
23

Omar Khayyam (41)

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When I am sober,
I don’t feel lighthearted;
but when I’m drunk
my reason is defective.
There is a state 
between being tipsy
and clearheaded.
I’m a slave to that state
because that is life.

Translated by Juan Cole
from Whinfield 41

from Juan

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