The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, 1967

Artwork by Joe Isom

Check out Robert Stewart Sherriffs’ illustrations for the same collection of poems here

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I love the smell of the universe in the morning.
Neil deGrasse Tyson   (via bintmansour)

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A flower that grows in the ghetto knows more about survival than the one from fresh meadows.
Talib Kweli (via tdcam)

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One kind word can warm three winter months.
Japanese Proverb  (via lipstick-bullet)

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From Kitab-ı bahriye (Book of Navigation) by Piri Reis, Turkey,
late 11th century AH / 17th CE early 12th century AH / 18th CE

Digitized book available here: thedigitalwalters.org


Pages of Calligraphy from an Anthology of Poetry by Sa’di and Hafiz

Calligrapher: Sultan Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)

Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper