Analysis of Rubaiyat 03
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
I said, your lips said, your lips we revive;
I said, your mouth said, sweetness we derive;
I said your words, he said, Hafiz said;
May all sweet lips be joyous and alive.
|Metre||1111111101 1111110101 11111111 1111110001|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||32|
|Words per line (avg)||8|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||128|
|Words per stanza (avg)||33|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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