The Caravan of Life

It is amazing how
the caravan of life goes by.
Take a deep breath,
and let it pass cheerfully.
Barkeep, why be sad
about tomorrow’s grief?
Pick up a wine glass,
before the night has fled.

Translated by Juan Cole
from Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat

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About basicrulesoflife

Year 1935. Interests: Contemporary society problems, quality of life, happiness, understanding and changing ourselves - everything based on scientific evidence.
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