Analysis of Rubaiyat 15
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
Spend time with wine by a stream,
And let sorrows away stream.
My life, like a rose, is but few days;
Youthful and joyous live this dream.
|Metre||1111101 0110011 111011111 10010111|
|Closest metre||Iambic tetrameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||27|
|Words per line (avg)||7|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||106|
|Words per stanza (avg)||27|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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