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Notice: The Illustrated Omar Khayyam as ebook

This colour plate does not find place in the book.)

For those who are interested in Omar Khayyam my version shall certainly resonate as true to the original. 130 more words

Benny Thomas

Madame Vauquer reblogged this on Vauquer Boarding House and commented:

Those of you who follow Benny’s blog and his Rubaiyat blog know that he has been working on a new translation of the Rubaiyat. It is now complete and includes fifty water-color illustrations by Benny. BennyOmarKBennyPB What is the secret of the astounding success of Omar Khayyam? Was it because he made a philosophy of wine, advocating, ‘Eat, drink and be merry’? Or was it mystic wine?


I need to tell You how I miss Your face,
How there is no other e’er could replace
You in the sanctuary of my heart, 87 more words

Ruba'i and Rubáyiat - Meeting at the Bar

Usually when I tell people that I’m interested in poetry, I see a vacant look in their faces before they start talking about something else. Poetry interest is not very high among my technology friends. 574 more words


‘Clarion’ series of Omar Khayyam postcards, illustrated by Frank Chesworth

Thanks to Bob Forrest for this note about another unusual aspect of Rubaiyat publishing.  Bob is also in need of further informationon this subject..  If you can help to answer any of his questions, set out below, please post a comment and/or contact Bob via his website… 557 more words


Hark! Who goes there? Ah, ‘tis Death, our familiar foe,

Who comes, and takes, before we art yet ready to go.

How unerring thy compass; yet how blind thine eyes… 389 more words


"Feckless Friday" ruba'iyat

This is not what Friday was meant to be;
events conspire to render me
helpless — stroke by stroke of ticking span
I fear that I will not break free. 91 more words


See the Heat on Grape Bunches with IR Thermography

Recently I purchased a VT02 Visual IR Thermometer for use on grapes and grapevines.  This instrument has been used in various studies, mainly those addressing irrigation scheduling, stomatal conductance, and other water-related issues.   318 more words