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04-11-2012, 02:57 AM
RE: Poems
(02-11-2012 05:27 PM)Phaedrus Wrote:  A book of verses underneath the bough

A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou

Beside me singing in the wilderness--

Ah! Wilderness were paradise enow!
I recently had to translate this Khayyam bit into my language as it was quoted in a book and the original has never been translated... took me a while but the result wasn't too bad.

"In the white mist – a dove coos.
Going nowhere."

"Quietly disappearing between the golden trees,
the path and I."
Because here it's autumn...

"E se non passa la tristezza con altri occhi la guarderĂ²."
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Poems - Phaedrus - 02-11-2012, 05:27 PM
RE: Poems - DLJ - 04-11-2012, 02:32 AM
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