Take Down the Dulcimer

Arranger: Kate Munger
Composer: Kate Munger
Lyricist: Rumi

Take Down the Dulcimer 20150415

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Collaborating with Rumi, with the depth of meaning and the flow of the poetry, is a great joy and honor. I love this image especially; somehow it comforts me to know that folks woke up “empty and scared” in 13th century Persia too.

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Today like any other day we wake up empty and scared.
Don’t go to the door of the study and begin reading.
Take down the dulcimer; let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.