Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE RUBAIYAT, 1879 EDITION: 71, by OMAR KHAYYAM

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THE RUBAIYAT, 1879 EDITION: 71, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moving finger writes; and, having writ
Last Line: Nor all your tears wash out a word of it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Khayyam, Omar
Subject(s): Time

The Moving Finger writes; and having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.

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