“Like the other poets in this series, Jalal al-Din Rumi and Gwendolyn Brooks, Rilke in his writings does not dwell on the word compassion per se. He strives to embody it…” –Aberjhani … More Poetic Traditions of Compassion and Creative Maladjustment (part 4): Rainer Maria Rilke
Welcome to the revised Part 3 of Poetic Traditions of Compassion and Creative Maladjustment. This revision is presented to correct technological difficulties encountered with the previous upload. Thank you for your patience and please enjoy the episode: June 7, 2017, marked the centennial of the birth of Gwendolyn Brooks, (she died December 2000), who in … More The Compassionate Poetic Genius of Gwendolyn Brooks
“Simple, sincere, and selfless, Rumi was respected because he respected others. He was considerate even towards his enemies…” — Afzal Iqbal … More Poetic Traditions of Compassion and Creative Maladjustment Part 2: Jalal al-Din Rumi
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