The Book of Love : Poems of Ecstasy and Longing

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Now in paperback, this is the definitive collection of America′s bestselling poet Rumi′s finest poems of love and lovers. In Coleman Barks′ delightful and wise renderings, these poems will open your heart and soul to the lover inside and out.

′There are lovers content with longing.

I′m not one of them.′

Rumi is best known for his poems expressing the ecstasies and mysteries of love of all kinds - erotic, divine, friendship -and Coleman Barks collects here the best of those poems, ranging from the ′wholeness′ one experiences with a true lover, to the grief of a lover′s loss, and all the states in between: from the madness of sudden love to the shifting of a romance to deep friendship - these poems cover all ′the magnificent regions of the heart′.

Publisher: New York :, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2003]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780060750503
Branch Call Number: ANF 891.5511 JAL
ANF 891.5511 JAL
Characteristics: xxvii, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Barks, Coleman
Alternative Title: Book of love


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Jul 23, 2019

Brilliant poetry...a must read

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