Everything that has a beginning has an end

Look at your eyes. They are small but they see enormous things.

I love Coleman Barks, a wonderful poet in his own right but more well known for his translation of the work of Rumi. His published work helped to familiarize the work of this Sufi poet. His partnership with the artist Michael Green in book form and his public reading with musical accompaniment added another dimension to the experience of reading and hearing this work.

This recent presentation with David Darling shows Barks still able to move one with a depth of feeling, even after his recent stroke. If you have never heard him transmit the words of Rumi, please please please take a few minutes and listen. Listen…

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4 responses

  1. Love it! Thanks for posting this…

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    July 31, 2013 at 4:30 pm

  2. Such an inspiration. Thank you for sharing this!

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    August 1, 2013 at 9:19 pm

  3. You’re welcome. Barks is a treasure

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    August 2, 2013 at 1:17 am

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