Shams al-Din Hafiz

The whole of sky

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".






Even after all this time
the sun never says
To the earth
" you owe me ".
Look
What happens
With a love like that.
It lights the
Whole
Sky.

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