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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 Advertisements

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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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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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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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Rubaiyat: Unknown World /known world

Which world do you think define your true worth? Think that the world you held as your cocoon Cannot keep its spell or make itself known? Unknown are the moths that pillage and gorge When they moult wings and flutter … Continue reading

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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

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