In your light I learn to love.

In your light I learn how to love.
In your beauty, how to make poems.

You dance inside my chest
where no-one sees you,

but sometimes I do,
and that sight becomes this art.

-- Jalaluddin Rumi
13th century Sufi poet

Born in present-day Afghanistan, Rumi moved to Turkey at a young age, where he eventually founded the Mevlevi Sufi Order, best known for its Whirling Dervishes. Rumi wrote in Persian.

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