Analysis of Rubaiyat 10
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
Candle’s story how can I tell?
Of the broken heart’s living hell?
My sorrow is in how I can find
Another who knows these sorrows well.
|Metre||10101111 10101101 110101111 010111101|
|Closest metre||Iambic tetrameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||26|
|Words per line (avg)||7|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||104|
|Words per stanza (avg)||26|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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