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In a Quiet Corner, an Old Afghan Poet Polishes ‘the Heart’s Mirror’

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New York Times, 25 October 2019

“The heart is like a mirror,” Mr. Wujodi said. “If it is cleansed of the dust and fog, whichever way or object you aim it at the reflection of it would be reflected in the mirror.”

A lovely reportage by Mujib Mashal about Haidari Wujodi, a Sufi poet-librarian, who has been keeping alive Rumi’s poetry and philosophy in a corner of Kabul’s Public Library for more than 50 years now.