There are things that cannot be put into words. Out of all human beings, Rumi Jalal ad-Din got pretty damn close.
His poems are tsunami waves that drag you deep into the ocean.
I never thought I would translate poetry, but if that’s the only way to share his words with my family, I might seriously consider this.
I spent 2 hours rewriting this passage before I was happy with the result. Yes, I can realise how ironic this is.