Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Critic's chart: religious poets

Angus Clarke, deputy editor of The Register and Letters at the Times (London), named a critic's chart of his favorite religious poets.

One poet on the list:
Jalal al-Din

Limpid self-observation as the 13th-century Sufi mystic known as Rumi searches for the “eternal orchard which abides in the hearts of the perfect man”.
Read about the other poets on Clarke's chart.

--Marshal Zeringue