Khayyam The Philosophical poet | رباعیات خیام |Poem #52 + English TranslationsteemCreated with Sketch.

in #poetry4 years ago

In this series of poems, I'll gather the great philosophical poet, known as Khayyam's poems
his poetry is simple, short and deep




If the heart knew life's secrets here below,
At death 'twould know God's secrets too, I trow;
But, if you know naught here, while still yourself,
To-morrow, stripped of self, what can you know?

دل سِرّ‌‌ِ حیات اگر کَماهی دانست،
در مرگ هم اسرار الهی دانست؛
امروز که با خودی، ندانستی هیچ،
فردا که ز خود رَوی چه خواهی دانست؟


A brief info on poet :

Omar Khayyám, was a Persian polymath, scholar, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential thinkers of the Middle Ages. He also wrote numerous treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, astronomy and music.

What is Quatrains ( رباعیات ) ?
A poem in four lines that is his style of poetry


translated by Edward Henry Whinfield
IF YOU LIKE MY POSTS , PLEASE UPVOTE AND RESTEEM TO SUPPORT!

Coin Marketplace

STEEM 0.72
TRX 0.10
JST 0.076
BTC 57788.23
ETH 4445.11
BNB 624.09
SBD 7.12