Friday, December 18, 2009

Dancers honor poet with a whirl

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Google Reader via GlobalPost by Nichole Sobecki, 2/18/09

The Mevlevi religious order founded by the still-trendy poet Rumi celebrates his life 800 years on, with performances by Sufi whirling dervishes. read more

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1 comment:

  1. In a smaller non-whirling ceremony, my writing group honored the day by reading a few of Rumi's poems, including one of the naughtier ones, Two Ways of Running.


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