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Chasing Rumi

In the ongoing process of culling my bookshelves I stumbled upon a little book that got lost four years ago and resurfaced yesterday AFTER I sent out the Rumi poem. What do you make of that? The book is called Chasing Rumi: A Fable About Finding the Heart’s True Desire by Roger Housden.

chasingrumi Chasing Rumi: A Fable About Finding the Heart’s True Desire
by Roger Housden
Hardcover, $17.95
0060084456
HarperSanFrancisco

“Don’t go back to sleep” keeps repeating in my brain. This book sucked me in. I was primed for this moment. I read it in one sitting and feel like I want to go right back to it. The text is spare, the story is simple, the imagery is timeless. Some of us are searching and don’t really know what we seek. This just might be the parable for a lost generation. For now, I just need to let it seep down into my bones. I’ll get back to you later.

I’ve been a fan of Roger Housden’s poetry collections, they are great gift ideas and contain wonderful selections of important poerty for our times. Try any of these:
Ten Poems to Change Your Life
Ten Poems to Open Your Heart
Ten Poems to Set You Free
Ten Poems to Last a Lifetime
Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation

2 Responses to “Chasing Rumi”

  1. نوبادی →
    December 23, 2006 at 11:29 am #

    nice!
    visit:
    http://SunlightGroup.blogspot.com

    for Rumi’s works.

  2. نوبادی →
    December 23, 2006 at 11:29 am #

    nice!
    visit:
    http://SunlightGroup.blogspot.com

    for Rumi’s works.