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sairobee: poupon: The Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam is the author, but the illustration is by René Bull. This version of the Rubaiyat was published in 1913, looks like.


Today in Black History, 12/5/2013 - Phillis Wheatley was the first African American woman to have her work published. For more info, check out today's notes!


'The Harbor Wall' - original painting by Gary Bunt. "Everyday we comes down ere. And he leans upon the wall. He forgets I'm only 2 foot 3. I can't see nothing at all."


"Grongar Hill" by John Piper, 1982. In 1982 Piper illustrated a limited edition of Grongar Hill by Stourton Press. Grongar Hill, a poem by John Dyer first published in 1726, struck Piper 'as one of the best purely topographical poems in existence, because it is so visual. ... I have loved the poem ever since I first read it, and I return to it whenever I feel depressed about the countryside getting spoilt.'


Always Sparkle on

"Dust if you must, but the world's out there, with the Sun in your eyes, the wind in your hair, a flutter of snow, a shower of rain. This day will not come around again" -Rose Milligan


??? - Artist - ??? - Poem - "The way a crow, Shook down on me, The dust of snow, From a hemlock tree, Has given my heart, A change of mood, And saved some part, Of a day I had rued". Dust of Snow by Robert Frost