Life-giving waters
Revive dessicated souls
Buying eternity

©Vivian Zems

 

 Carpe Diem #1306 haiku kai

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)

 

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