Omar Khayyam

Quatrain

Omar Khayyám


Number 1

Hear how the crowing cock at early dawn
Loudly laments the rising of the sun
Has he perceived that of your precious life
Another night has passed, and you care not?

As spring arrived and winter passed away,
The pages of our life were folded back.





Number 2

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Le Gallienne)

 Omar Khayyám