[1] AWAKE! for Morning in the Bowl of Night

by Omar Khayyam

English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi

AWAKE! for Morning in the Bowl of Night
Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight:
     And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught
The Sultan's Turret in a Noose of Light.

-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald

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