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The Poets in the Garage – Omar Khayyam discovers a new interest in life

Bob Forrest has sent us information about an unknown (to us) motoring parody of the Rubaiyat. Thanks, Bob, for this contribution.

There was a series of poems published in… 217 more words

Paradise Attained

What is there, more, that anyone could need,
Cool beverage, with, to quench a bitter thirst,
Good food, enough, to share and still to eat, 9 more words


Classic Literary Review: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The world of classical poetry is so inundated with European poets that it is a breath of fresh air to read something from beyond the Caucasus Mountains, from the land of ancient Persia, Babylon and Assyria. 753 more words


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Awake!  For morning in the bowl of night

Has flung the stone that puts the stars to flight:

And Lo! The Hunter of the East has caught…

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the rubaiyat's timeline

What if:

What if the police came across the Rubaiyat at about the same time they found the suitcase; the advertising was concentrated at that time and more police had been transferred in to assist with the search and answer the phones. 272 more words

Unger 1906—A One of a Kind Illustrated Copy of FitzGerald’s Rubaiyat?

We have received the following interesting information and request from Danton H O’Day.  Please post a comment if you can add to what is known about this special copy of the Rubaiyat. 337 more words

the skill to speak: a rubaiyat

Today’s Daily Prompt is I Got Skills:

If you could choose to be a master (or mistress) of any skill in the world, which skill would you pick?

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