Bookplate for Hans Hickl by Franz von Bayros.
in the depths of whose eyes
will your dying breaths find peace?”
— From the poem, 'Epitaph'
by Afghani poet Shakila Azizzada
. Translated from Dari by Zuzanna Olszewska and Mimi Khalvati. (via indigenousdialogues
Cave birds: An alchemical cave drama (1978), illustrated by Leonard Baskin.
“How should we like it were stars to burn
With a passion for us we could not return?
If equal affection cannot be,
Let the more loving one be me.”