Mar
07

Omar Khayyam (51)

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I was deep asleep
when a wise man said to me,
‘The rose of joy never bloomed 
for anyone from slumber!
What are you doing?  Life is short!
Hit the bar, since you’ll get 
plenty of sleep
when you’re six feet under.

Translated by Juan Cole
from Whinfield 51

from Juan

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