Category Archives: Rubaiyat

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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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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Analysis of Quatrain #38 The Illustrated Omar Khayyam

I repent the dream I lost in Time’s womb; Perchance Life hides from me a dream to plumb: Not satiated with the dream to come Nor what on my skull in cipher writ: Tomb. Every life as an idea. It … Continue reading

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Omar Khayyam Illustration-pen drawing/

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Quatrain: Feast of Life

…and
 asked me to your feast
 but punish me if
 i enjoy myself what tyranny is this?-Rumi You say ‘Touch not, Taste not, it must be so.’ Life has spread this feast: why must it be so That I deny … Continue reading

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Rubaiyat: Love the Ever Present

why be a worshiper of the dead
/think of me as present 
/come and make up now-Rumi The world would rather make up with the dead By fulsome praises cover they their deed. Why be a worshiper of the dead, Love? … Continue reading

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Analysis of Quatrain #255 The Illustrated Omar Khayyam

The tree kiss’d the Sun with ten thousand eyes  And in thousand fraction I see through leaves: How in vain sects limit the Perfect One With creeds and narrow sense rob his essence? Analysis: The leaves are the eyes which … Continue reading

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