Mar
11

Omar Khayyam (57)

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We are pagans of love;
the orthodox are something else.
We are like puny ants;
the splendor of Solomon
is something else.
Our faces are sallow
and our clothing is tattered;
the fine linens at the boutique
are something else.

Translated by Juan Cole
from [pdf] Whinfield 57

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