By kamran

Green eyes

Who was he that said
The immortal spirit is dead,
Or how dared he say
Hope's sun hath passed away?

An enemy of the sun,
Standing his roof upon,
Bound up both his eyes
And cried: 'Lo, the sun dies!'

The Rubaiyat of Jalal Al-Din Rumi
Select translations into English Verse' by A.J. Arberry, 1949.

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