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Rumi

This flute is played with fire, not with wind, and without this fire you would not exist. It is the fire of love that inspires the flute. It is the ferment of love that completes the wine. The reed is a comfort to all estranged lovers. Its music tears our veils away. Have you ever… Continue reading Rumi

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Rumi

Pale sunlight, pale the wall. Love moves away. The light changes. I need more grace than I thought. — Rumi, from “Pale Sunlight,” Rumi the Book of Love  Poems of Ecstasy and Longing, transl. by Coleman Barks (HarperOne, 2003)

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