"Oh, threats of hell and hope of Paradise!  June 18, 2007 - August 18, 2007

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Rubbai ki Shah/Begum - [writing deleted]
Rubbai ki Shahzada/ -di - [writing deleted]
Rubbai ki Khan/Khanoon - [writing deleted]

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... One thing at least is certain
and the rest is lies:
The flower that once has bloomed forever dies!"

Thats what it sounded like from one of the masters of the Rubai, the Persian poet Omar Khayyam. His Rubaiyat (collection of Rubbais) has been made famous in the western world by many a translation - in English by Edward FitzGerald.

Lets celebrate the Rubai! Gimme Rubbai! Whats that, you ask: well fourliners, of course - about any topic you like.

Prizes

$ A slice of Immortality ... LOL

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Created Jun 19, 2007