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#Haiku: Water


-By Linda Lee Lyberg

Secret well of life

man, once water turns to dust

no thirst in death’s arms


Linda Lee Lyberg

For Carpe Diem # 1306 The Secret Well of Life

Here is the quatrain from “The Rubaiyat”

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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