Mar
16

Omar Khayyam (65)

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Even though my sins 
have jinxed me and
made me unlovely
I have not lost hope,
like a pagan in his temple.
But in the wee hours
when I sober up
I want wine and a lover
whether heaven or hell

Translared by Juan Cole
from [pdf] Whinfield 65

from Juan

via http://www.juancole.com/2012/03/omar-khayyam-65.html

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