By Paul Howorth
10:05 AM Wed 17 Aug, 2011
[‘We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust’ - Rumi
Rumi, the great Persian poet of the 13th century, lined up for the Tigers on Sunday. He positioned himself sometimes on the left boot of Bachar Houli, sometimes on his hands. With Rumi at his side, Bachar came spinning out of the Tiger defence, sweeping across half back with a poet’s poise, scattering stars like Adam Goodes by tackling them into the dust.]
[Catching the telecast from my couch, I marvelled with young Holly about what this fellow might be capable of when he is not fasting for Ramadan. It was beautiful.]
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