Posts Tagged ‘The Rubaiyat’
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
The sultan’s turret in a noose of light.
Posted in poetry, tagged art, death, Edward Fitzgerald, falsehood, free translation, gulf of separation, Omar Khayyam, poetry, Prophets, quatrains, The Rubaiyat, Truth on July 26, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Some tales with much moral add’d to lend weight
Prophets have told us: such is their bless’d state
We took it gospel truth: They are all dead.
None returns after he has pass’d the gate.
Divine Will- the Inner Eye
Life of the senses has spread the feast sure
Each takes his fill and thinks the world as fair:
But in death earth has her treasures laid out
True heirs we are, bereft of senses there.
“Under God’s benign eye we may see His rich treasures through His eyes. What makes any one think his eyes are better than that of his maker?” b
Posted in poetry, tagged Benny Thomas, Edward Fitzgerald, free translation, illustated Omar Khayyam, mysticism, Omar Khayyam, omarikhayyamdotcom.wordpress.com, poetry, The Rubaiyat, watercolor on March 28, 2012 | Leave a Comment »