For seven centuries the world has thrilled to the sacred poetry of Sufi mystic Jelaluddin Rumi. Here are nearly 100 of his most memorable quatrains - translated and performed by celebrated Rumi scholar Coleman Barks - capturing the silence, the love, and the playfulness that make each encounter with Rumi one of sacred wonder. With sitar and tabla accompaniment. coleman barks ... has translated and published more than 15 collections of ecstatic Sufi poetry, including The Illuminated Rumi and The Essential Rumi. He was a featured poet on Bill Moyers' public television special "Love's Confusing Joy."