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Omar Khayyám

Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you. It is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. ― Omar Khayyám, Edward Fitzgerald’s Rubâ’iyât of Omar Khayyâm. (HardPress Publishing, August 1, 2012) Advertisements

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Forough Farrokhzad

Life is perhaps lighting up a cigarette in the narcotic repose between two love-makings or the absent gaze of a passerby who takes off his hat to another passerby with a meaningless smile and a good morning —  Forough Farrokhzad, from “Another Birth,” Another Birth and Other Poems. (Mage Publishers; Updated and REV ed. edition… Continue reading Forough Farrokhzad

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