Omar Khayyam (52)

If the heart knew
the secret of life as it really is,
it would also know, in death,
the divine mysteries.
Since you know nothing
of yourself today,
what will you know tomorrow
when you’re gone from yourself?

Translated by Juan Cole
from Whinfield 52

from Juan

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