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Quatrain #23: death by design

(sorry. the quatrain has been withdrawn. The amended version can be read in my book. http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/rubāiyyāt-2014/paperback/product-21805897.html Illustrated paper back and ebook http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/the-illustrated-omar-khayyam/paperback/product-21799136.html       http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/the-illustrated-omar-khayyam/ebook/product-21799421.html Advertisements

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Rubaiyat#100 Yon Rising Moon Witnesseth

Yon rising moon that looks for us again- How oft hereafter will she wax and wane; How oft hereafter rising look for us Through this same garden-and for one in vain! (Edward Fitzgerald translation-fifth edition)

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Rubaiyat-Fifth ed- Quatrain#43

So when the Angel of the darker drink At last find you by the river-brink, And, offering his cup, invite your soul Forth to your lips to quaff-you shall not shrink. (Edward Fitzgerald translation-fifth edition)

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Rubaiyat#51 The Moving Finger

The moving finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on; nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it to cancel half a line, Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. (Edward Fitzgerald translation-first edition)

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Quatrain#49- bad penmanship of fate

The quatrain has been amended and used in the book. http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/rubāiyyāt-2014/paperback/product-21805897.html Illustrated paper back and ebook http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/the-illustrated-omar-khayyam/paperback/product-21799136.html       http://www.lulu.com/shop/benny-thomas/the-illustrated-omar-khayyam/ebook/product-21799421.html

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Quatrain #22

 

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Memory of life-quatrain #4

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