| even though Rumi was Turkish, reading the Coleman Barks' translation of his poems + Omar and lots of khamriyyat made me want to learn Arabic. Sufism is beautiful.
Like a shadow, I am and I am not - Rumi
'Doing as others told me, I was blind. Coming when others called me, I was lost. Then I left everyone, including myself. Then I found everyone, including myself.' - Rumi
Tarih'e Merak - History
"After despair, many hopes flourish just as after darkness, thousands of suns open and start to shine." —Rumi ..*