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Omar Khayyam - The Rubaiyat - The Potter

Identifier

001478

Type of spiritual experience

A description of the experience

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

After a momentary silence spake
Some vessel of a more ungainly make
‘They sneer at me for leaning all awry
What! Did the Hand then of the Potter shake?’

‘Why’ said another ‘Some there are who tell
of one who threatens he will toss to hell
the luckless Pots he marr’d in making – Pish!
He’s a Good Fellow, and ‘twill all be well

The source of the experience

Omar Khayyam

Concepts and Symbols used in the text or image

Pot