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

There was the Door to which I found no...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
There was the Door to which I found no Key:
There was the Veil through which I [could]1 not see: 
Some little talk awhile of ME and THEE
There was -- and then no more of THEE and ME.

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