Omar Khayyam (196) “I’m going to completely divorce reason and religion”

I’m going to murder my grief 
             with a bottle 
                  of wine,
and make myself a wealthy man
             with 
                       a 
                            fine 
                                   vintage.
First I’m going to completely divorce
           reason 
                             and 
                                      religion,
then I’m going to marry 
     a girl who 
                   owns a 
                                   vineyard.

Translated by Juan Cole
from Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat, [pdf] Whinfield 196

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