Omar Khayyam (56)

I spent a lifetime romancing
with wine and roses,
but none of my efforts
ever went right;
since none of my desires
was fulfilled through wine,
I’ve given up on what is past.

Translated by Juan Cole
from [pdf] Whinfield 56

from Juan

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