i don't like fun


quote of the day: selection from the rubaiyat
12 April, 2010, 11:19 pm
Filed under: art, books, history, quote of the day

i sometimes think that never blows so red
the rose as where some buried caesar bled;
that every hyacinth the garden wears
dropt in its lap from some once lovely head.

the rubaiyat of omar khayyam, xviii. transl. edward fitzgerald (1st ed., 1859)

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