Coleman Barks reads from and discusses his translation of Rumi’s poem “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, // there is a field. I'll meet you there” and discusses the power of 13th and 14th century mystical Sufi poetry.
As part of her Craft Talk on Transitions, Jane Hirshfield, author of Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry, discusses the arc of a book of poems, and reads 'French Horn' and 'The Supple Deer' from her collection Come, Thief.
Looking for something wonderful to read? Or the perfect gift for someone special?
Poets House offers a select group of great books, duplicates from our collection, for sale in our lobby for a limited time during our normal hours. All proceeds benefit the library. Books are very reasonably priced from $1 and up -- Don't miss it!