A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings
Coleman Barks has played a central role in making the Sufi mystic Rumi the most popular poet in the world. A Year with Rumi brings together 365 of Barks's elegant and beautiful translations of Rumi's greatest poems, including fifteen never-before-published poems.
Barks includes an Introduction that sets Rumi in his context and an Afterword musing on poetry of the mysterious and the sacred. Join Coleman Barks and Rumi for a year-long journey into the mystical and sacred within and without. Join them in recognizing and embracing the divine in the sublime, in the ordinary, and in us all.
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A year with Rumi: daily readingsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Barks, himself a poet, is one of the great contemporary popularizers of the 13th-century Sufi mystic poet Rumi, now certainly jockeying with Rilke for top position as the people's poet. Rumi's verse ... Read full review
Daily Spiritual SustenanceUser Review - Nite Reader - Borders
Daily Readings - another way to start your day from the top down rather from the bottom up. Read full review