Author Archives: bennythomas

About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.

Cross-Cultural Co-existence

“Soul of man is not stranger/ to music of the spheres. Even in an infidel music of his Maker Is as sweet as the Holy One did parse Paradise in such and such one’s ears.” benny On 9 December 1499, … Continue reading

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Rubā‘iyyāt – 2014 is live!

Notice: My book is available with Amazon on Kindle. It is available on Apple i, books, Google Play, Kobo  as well. In a couple of days Barnes&Nobles and Bibliotheca are expected to make available.  There are all the quatrains , … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 730 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Past and Present : A Rubai’yat

Roses, crushed roses in runlets fallen Ghosts of past,- and nothing of attar remain; Tears run unabashed along fair cheeks Dipped from an inkwell of heart that is plain. benny

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The Illustrated Omar Khayyam

The book is now marketed through Amazon.com. Both paperback and kindle version are available. Benny

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 820 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Key Quatrain:the Sun /The Illustrated Omar Khayyam

“Aeons are wink of time at the center,- The Sun, the keystone holds right through the sphere; Entwin’d pillars of fire alternate where Day and Night stoke all- knowing soul its fire.” The divine One whose presence was,is and will … Continue reading

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