Oliver’s Rubaiyat is a 64 stanza narrative poem written in the style of Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat.
What if a species other than our own could ponder life’s deep questions: What is existence? Why do we exist? Why, in fact, is there anything? Suppose the questioner were a cat.
There are three others in Oliver’s life, the pup, representing unconditional love and acceptance, the kitten, representing play and wonder, and his guardian, representing all that he desires.
In the garden, Oliver shares his concerns with other cats.
The verses begin and end in darkness.
Oliver’s Rubaiyat is the latest publication for Bob Hart. He authored Hart’s Original Petpourri, a Miscellany of Fact, Fancy, Trivia and Whimsy about Pets, Vets and Owners, and has stories published in all five volumes of the Florida Writers Association Collections.
Oliver’s Rubaiyat is available in paperback and Kindleformat.
Bob Hart, veterinarian, poet and author, also enjoys gardening. He is a member of the Florida Writers Association, The Daytona Writers, and the City Island Fiction Writers.