The Vessel

The Vessel

Carpe Diem #1307 The Vessel

Then to this earthen Bowl did I adjourn
My Lip the secret Well of Life to learn:
And Lip to Lip it murmured – “While you live
Drink ! – for once dead you never shall return.

© Omar Khayyam (Tr. FitzGerald)

oh sweet elixir
let my lips and thirst be quenched
fountain of youth

 

 

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