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Renowned author and poet Coleman Barks is internationally recognized for his inspired translations of the mystic Rumi's poetry. Mr. Barks was prominently featured in two of Bill Moyer's PBS television series, "The Language of Life" and "Fooling with Words." He has received the Juliet Hollister Award, Temple of Tolerance, New York. Mr. Barks is included in my Keepers of the Spirit Portrait Exhibit. Additional images of Mr. Barks will be posted soon. Coleman "passed the torch" to future generations with his heartfelt translations of the mystic Rumi's spontaneous, ecstatic poetry.