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There I was. Sitting in the car at a red light in the rain listening to the new Coldplay album and reading the liner notes between glimpses through the windshield, when I realised that I was listening to Coleman Barks reading his translation of a Rumi poem he calls… 723 more words
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As a human being, Shams, I feel, is in the area of Gurdjieff, Bodhidharma, Rinzai, Osho, Jonathan Swift, Dostoyevsky, Mark Twain, Nietzsche, Robert Bly, Pascal, Bawa Muhaaiyaddeen, Thoreau, Cervantes, Henri Corbin, Socrates, Brando –here I drift into ecstasy of list-making– Sophocles, Galway Kinnell, D.H.