TS-MD: Poems of Rumi, an open discussion. Sunday, 7/9, 1-3 pm All are welcome to join an informal discussion of the poetry of the renowned 13th century Persian poet, Rumi. Which poems resonate deeply with you? Why? What about his poems appeals to you? Bring your favorite translation, or read online (note: these are older translations) – the Masnavi (a collection of stories and poetry), or selected poetry This program is free and open to all. Jalálu’d-dín Rumi (1207-1273) was not only a Persian poet, but an Islamic scholar, theologian, jurist and Sufi mystic.