A phrase out of context

…you that love language, measure wind/in stanzas… – Rumi

This lovely image is from Rumi’s poem “Remembering Egypt”. In context, it speaks to recalling the Exodus as an antidote to too much concern with the things of this world… but when it flows through me, it comes out Druidic: pay attention to the natural world, study it and learn from it, and use the tools of art and of the mind to describe what you find.

(HT to Velveteen Rabbi for the source!)

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About Erik

Husband, father, biblioholic, singer, drummer, Pagan, UU
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One Response to A phrase out of context

  1. Kullervo says:

    I don’t know why Rumi wouldn’t come out Druidic.

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