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The Rubaiyat

Life Always Wins

Life smirks with a cruel twist of crimson lips she smiles sometimes but keeps secret her tips every so often she gives you a kick  and loves to dare you to lay down your chips How can it be that when I... Continue Reading →

Dawn’s Left Hand

Still in keeping with The Rubaiyat, by Omar Khayyam- in the previous post-the second quatrain reads like this : Dreaming when Dawn's Left Hand was in the Sky I heard a Voice within the Tavern cry, "Awake, my Little ones,... Continue Reading →

Bowl of Night

Chèvrefeuille has introduced us to "The Rubaiyat" by Omar Khayyam, a Persian (nowdays Iranian) poet and  scholar. Here's the first quatrain of "The Rubaiyat": Translated by Edward FitzGerald. AWAKE! For Morning in the Bowl of Night Has flung the Stone... Continue Reading →

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