Analysis of Rubaiyat 21
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
Don’t make me fall in love with that face
Don’t let the drunk the wine seller embrace.
Sufi, you know the pace of this path,
The lovers and drunks don’t disgrace.
|Metre||111101111 1101011001 11101111 01001101|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||31|
|Words per line (avg)||8|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||125|
|Words per stanza (avg)||31|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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