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Quatrain# 110 Eternal Light

Quatrain#110 Primus inter Pares Aeternum From that primeval depth the broth murmurs ‘Oh live and learn but not from these vapors. As to why life ascends upward seeking, Or for light eternal, first ride the hearse!’ benny Advertisements

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Quatrain #23: death by design

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The Illustrated Rubaiyat-incidental piece

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Omar Khayyam-quatrain#4a

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Quatrain #35: Nature’s lesson

From the loam of ignoble earth grows fecund Green shoots bear no ill -will but are jocund: ‘We draw the liquid sunbeams from heaven And leave the sad old earth as it is found’. benny

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Quatrain#51 Womb of Silence

Now the New Year rekindles Hope anew But Soul must her lexicon scan for you: There are no such vain phrases as new or old But Silence in which all speech fades from view.  

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Quatrain#61a love poem

The reckless sky rolls ‘bove the garden of love: Ah! I am in thrall of what I may ne’er have. My heart is a world woven with care for two I am bound since the bird has flown the grove. … Continue reading

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