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Rubaiyat 16

Shams al-Din Hafiz 1315 (Shiraz) – 1390 (Shiraz)



This rose is from the dust of one like me.
His joy within the rose, thus I can see.
My companion and confidant it is, because
The colorful rose brings the sweet scent of he.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme AABA
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 178
Words 37
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

Shams al-Din Hafiz

Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī (Persian: خواجه شمس‌‌الدین محمد حافظ شیرازی‎), known by his pen name Hafez (حافظ, Ḥāfeẓ, 'the memorizer; the (safe) keeper' and as "Hafiz", was a Persian poet who "lauded the joys of love and wine but also targeted religious hypocrisy". more…

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