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 second edition of the Illustrated Omar Khayyam is available. No change in the contents nor in the quality.  Who are interested to read my version can directly approach my press www. lulu.com and order. This second edition is priced … Continue reading

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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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