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Versions of Rumi

By John Moyne and Coleman Barks

“Felicitous new translations of Rumi, the witty and mystical, Villon-like poet… These reflections on love, the dance of selves, happiness, acceptance of life’s sorrows, and the transitory nature of joy are touchingly sensitive in their search for philosophical peace of mind.” — Library Journal

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Versions of Rumi

By John Moyne and Coleman Barks

“Felicitous new translations of Rumi, the witty and mystical, Villon-like poet… These reflections on love, the dance of selves, happiness, acceptance of life’s sorrows, and the transitory nature of joy are touchingly sensitive in their search for philosophical peace of mind.” — Library Journal

“These poems reach out, giving us a sense of wonderment and longing.” — William Stafford, National Endowment for the Arts

All time best seller — Twelve printings!

“Best poetry in translation (1984)” — Bloomsbury Review

“Writer’s Choice Award” — National Endowment for the Arts

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Cover

Paperback

Pages

96

Publisher

Threshold Books

ISBN-10

0-939660-06-7