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Patterns of Unpopular Forms - Day 2: The Rubaiyat

Many people have heard the name Robert Frost in regards to poetry. If I were to ask several people what their favorite Robert Frost poem, the response would yield two main poems, one of which is “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (I’ll let you guess the other response). 264 more words

#Anne Was Not Her #Name

Shall I tell you a tale of one woman
Her name I can’t share, but let’s call her Anne
I met her when I was flat on my face… 247 more words


Morning ~ a rubaiyat

impatient for your arms again i rise
to sit and watch your secret sleeping eyes
what dream is this that keeps you lingering there
with smiling parted lips and tender sighs… 90 more words


Same moon- Rubaiyat style

Amazing, the power of an old tune

To bring back a person who’s now so far,

Those long lost words you softly croon,

Still locking eyes with the same moon. 109 more words


The Dutch Omar Khayyam Society celebrates 25 years of existence

On 30th May 2015 Het Nederlandse Omar Khayyám Genootschap (the Dutch Omar Khayyam Society) will celebrate its 25 years of existence. On behalf of all our blog readers, we send the Society and its members our heartfelt congratulations on this special occasion. 298 more words

#Let Us

Let us sit a while atop this hill.
Here’s where we feel fulfilled.
Let us daydream below the sky.
This is how we find our thrill. 105 more words



Beneath the rugged stones,
Under the water that roams,
Across from trees that bloom,
Is where we can be alone.

-jcv 2014

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