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

Do you, within your little hour of Grace
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Do you, within your little hour of Grace,  
The waving Cypress in your Arms enlace,
Before the Mother back into her arms 
Fold, and dissolve you in a last embrace.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-21
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