dVerse — Rubaiyat — The Poet

The poet, standing crowned with laurel, leaning on a stone, by Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto) The Poet is an experiment of sorts. I’ve written it in three different versions. The first version is where the reader speaks of the poet in third person. The second version is the reader addressing the poet directly….

dVerse Rubaiyat: The Beauty of a Fork in the Road

John Sloane, “North Country Christmas” UPDATE ON 2/10/19:  I have been working on on the rubaiyat after receiving excellent feedback.  To all who have contributed feedback thank you very much, especially Nora.  I decided to change the title for one.  For another  I added another stanza, which meant some lines had to be switched around. …