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When I was in college many years ago, the Minnesota poet Robert Bly had come in to make a reading of his Kabir Book of Rumi/Sufi translations; staying after class in the college library for a book signing.

I will never forget how Mr. Bly would look each student in the eye personally before proclaiming in writing above his signature a quote from his transations as-noted in the book. Each brief line was different for each student, yet perfect in placement...

The quote that I received was so fitting that I hired a commercial artist to create a graphic representation; which I then brought to my tattoo artist at the time, and had inked into my inner right forearm.

That quote still fits me all these years later; and the show on Rumi brought back memories that lead me to thought and feeling... So I thank you!