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Type: Poet
Nationality: Turkish
Date of Birth: 30/09/1207
Date of Death: 17/12/1273


 

Jalal-Uddin Rumi Quotes > I was a tiny bug. Now a...

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I was a tiny bug. Now a mountain. I was left behind. Now honored at the head. You healed my wounded hunger and anger, and made me a poet who sings about joy.
Jalal-Uddin Rumi
About: Poetry

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