A great first meeting story. The year was 1244, when Rumi met Shams in a bazaar in Konya, Persia. Rumi was a young scholar, and Shams, about twenty years older, was a wandering free thinker. They got to discussing literature, and Shams challenged Rumi to find his own voice. Over the course of two years of traveling together, Rumi did just that, and produced sixty five thousand some verses. This book samples that work. I first ran into his name whilst reading a book on […]
Been sleeping on this guy. Even Madonna beat me to it.
Gold by Rumi