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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

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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

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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

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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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