by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122)
Translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

The Palace that to Heav'n his pillars...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
The Palace that to Heav'n his pillars threw,
And Kings the forehead on his threshold drew --
I saw the solitary Ringdove there,
And "Coo, coo, coo," she cried; and "Coo, coo, coo."

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