"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet." Rumi
In the 810th year since his birth, the words and ideologies of Rumi have transcended both time and borders to make him one of the most widely read and honoured poets that ever lived.
The 13th century Persian poet, theologian and Sufi mystic produced numerous remarkable volumes of work throughout his lifetime, examining the fragility of the human condition through his deeply profound and lyrical poetry. Join Poet in the City to explore Rumi's poetry in relation love, animating his teachings through live poetry performances and discussion.