Peace for the Soul

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Lesson 19: Homeland

Last night a friend asked me, "Where is your homeland?"
I said nothing, for what could I say?
My homeland is not Egypt or Syria or Iraq.
My homeland's a place that has never had a name.

- Jalal-ud-Din Rumi

(Translated by Andrew Harvey from A Year of Rumi)


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