Happy Monday!

Stop looking for heaven and hell!

According to Khayyam we are in possession of them both…

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

Fitzgerlad’s Rendering

I sent my Soul through the Invisible

Some letter of that After life to spell:

And by and by my Soul return’d to me,

And answer’d “I myself am Heav’n and Hell”

Read Slowly, Reflect Deeply, Enjoy Immensely

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