I love Rumi and I love this post!
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
There’s nothing I appreciate more than a Pointless Pun. Here’s an example:
I like my poets like I like my pants.
Now, your response is probably, “Get the hook! Get off the stage! You stink!”
Yep, you’re right. It’s terrible! But when it comes to Rumi, the renowned Persian philosopher, I have a rather quirky theory. I know he was, well, a Very Deep Cat, but looking at some of his writings, I’m thinking people just starting recording everything he said. Maybe sometimes, he was just chatting, like we all do.
I imagine this quote came during dinner, when some protégé got overzealous, jotting down every word Rumi said and calling it an important nugget…
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