"I do my best to follow this with the opening Quatrain of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam."
Jewel embedded edition of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Sangorski and Sutcliffe
Public DomainJewel embedded edition of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Sangorski and Sutcliffe

 

Awake! for Morning in the Bowl of Night

Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight

And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught

The Sultan's Turret in a Noose of Light.