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Dinner for Two, Part 5

The final part of the poem. Next week I’ll start talking about its structure and the structure and give y’all a nice glossary of terms. 10 more words


Rubaiyat performances and crowd funding

Jos Coumans has provided us with links to two unusual performances of the Rubaiyat in the USA.

Back in early November, the Katha Dance Theatre… 242 more words

Dinner for Two, Part 4

After this we’ll only have one more part to the poem! Next week, the ending!

You can download the pdf, mobi or epub here.


Unusual versions of the Rubaiyat - additional comments on some earlier posts

Over the past year, Bob Forrest has contributed several interesting posts on rare or unusual published versions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. He has now augmented his comments here with more extensive material on his own website. 247 more words

"I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is"*...

Euler’s identity: Math geeks extol its beauty, even finding in it hints of a myste­rious connected­ness in the universe. It’s on tank tops and coffee mugs [

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A Revival of Old Desires!

Now the New Year reviving old Desires,
The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires,
Where the White Hand of Moses on the Bough
Puts out, and Jesus from the Ground suspires.

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Austin Torney’s new blog and new Rubaiyat-related publications

Austin Torney is an artist and poet who has published an illustrated version of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and versions of his own poems in Rubaiyat format, also with illustrations. 54 more words