Analysis of Rubaiyat 01
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
The only vision I have is your sight
The only thing I follow is your light.
Everyone finds his repose in sleep,
Sleep from my eyes has taken flight.
|Metre||0101011111 0101110111 10110101 11111101|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||29|
|Words per line (avg)||7|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||117|
|Words per stanza (avg)||29|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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