Omar Khayyam (55)

Bartender, since fate
has defeated you and me,
and this world is not a
dwelling for you and me;
but given that we have a glass of wine
in our midst
know for sure that the truth
is in your hand and mine.

Translated by Juan Cole
from [pdf] Whinfield 55

from Juan

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