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Khayyam finally comes to his conclusion of what heaven and hell are really about:

Rubaiyat (Quatrain Poem) in Farsi (in my handwriting), followed by Fitzgerald’s rendering. The illustration is by Hossein Behzad.

 


Fitzgerald’s Rendering

Heav’n but the Vision of Fullfill’d Desire,

And Hell the Shadow of a soul on fire,

Cast on the Darkness into which Ourselves,

So late emerg’d from, shall so soon expire.

 

 


 


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