Selected Rubaiyat of Austin P. Torney Illustrated: Full Text Included

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An extension of Omar Khayyam's Rubayiat into modern times. Lavishly Illustrated. The Rubàiyàt stuck a chord in me which was already resonating to Omar's frequency, so, I wrote my own. Somehow, inexplicably, the verses came to me as I lived through all the experiences described therein-for I dared not write of any philosophies which had not been tried and proven. My quatrains, like Omar's, aim into the heart of life's dilemmas, offering simple common sense solutions. In this hectic, complicated world of ours we ...
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Overview

An extension of Omar Khayyam's Rubayiat into modern times. Lavishly Illustrated. The Rubàiyàt stuck a chord in me which was already resonating to Omar's frequency, so, I wrote my own. Somehow, inexplicably, the verses came to me as I lived through all the experiences described therein-for I dared not write of any philosophies which had not been tried and proven. My quatrains, like Omar's, aim into the heart of life's dilemmas, offering simple common sense solutions. In this hectic, complicated world of ours we often forget that it is the simple things in life that are still the most enjoyable and inexpensive-for, everyone dies, but not everyone lives. The spirit of Omar's Persia-fume has reached me, across the centuries, as he had hoped it might, and has overtaken me unaware, inspiring me to live and write, in that order. Illustrations of my best quatrains. Full text included.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434839718
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 6/4/2012
  • Pages: 102
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Austin lives on a mountaintop in Poughquag, NY, and writes books of all genres, many of which are lavishly illustrated with colorful graphics and composited photos. He is interested in the Theory of Everything, living life well, nature, science, and tennis.
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