Monday 8 April 2013


Go with muddy feet

When you hear dirty story wash your ears.
When you see ugly stuff wash your eyes.
When you get bad thoughts wash your mind.
and Keep your feet muddy.

Nanao Sakaki(1987)

cited in: Coleman Barks et al, 2002. Rumi, the book of love: poems of ecstacy and longing. HarperCollins e-books, p. 2.