Omar Khayyam, An All Around Man
June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Facilitator: Javad Mohsenian, MD
Dr. Javad Mohsenian, an Iranian-American author/psychiatrist will look at Omar Khayyam’s life and Edward Fitzgerald’s translation of his poetry. He will examine the poet’s complicated life and his psyche through the window of his poetry.
Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough.
A flask of wine, a book of verse- and Thou
Beside me singing in the wilderness.
And Wilderness is Paradise anew.
–Omar Khayyam, The Rubaiyat