Analysis of Rubaiyat 25
Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)
O friend, from your foes your heart release,
In pleasant company drink the good wine with ease.
Confer with those who know, open your heart
And from the ignorant fleas flee like the breeze.
|Metre||111111101 010100101111 0111111011 01010011101|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||38|
|Words per line (avg)||9|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||151|
|Words per stanza (avg)||34|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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