Friday, July 6, 2012

Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat

For a hand like mine, 
which always grips a wine glass,
it would be a shame 
to put scripture or a rosary in it.
You’re a dry ascetic, 
and I’m a soused rascal, 
but don’t worry–
I’m too well watered
to burn in hell.

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