Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(1321 - 1389 / Shiraz / Iran)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

Ghazal 03

That beautiful Shirazi Turk, took control and my heart stole,
I'll give Samarkand & Bukhara, for her Hindu beauty mole.
O wine-bearer bring me wine, such wine not found in Heavens
By running brooks, in flowery fields, spend your days and stroll.
Alas, these sweet gypsy clowns, these agitators of our town
Took the patience of my heart, like looting Turks take their toll.
Such unfinished love as ours, the Beloved has no need,
For the Perfect Beauty, frills and adornments play no role.
I came to know Joseph's goodness, that daily would increase
Even the chaste Mistress succumbed to the love she would extol.
Whether profane or even cursed, I'll reply only in praise
Sweetness of tongue and the lips, even bitterness would enthrall.
Heed the advice of the wise, make your most endeared goal,
The fortunate blessed youth, listen to the old wise soul.
Tell tales of song and wine, seek not secrets of the world,
None has found and no-one will, knowledge leaves this riddle whole.
You composed poems and sang, Hafiz, you spent your days well
Venus wedded to your songs, in the firmaments' inverted bowl.

© Shahriar Shahriari
Los Angeles, Ca
October 18, 1999

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004


Read poems about / on: october, beauty, running, beautiful, song, heart, world, wedding, poem

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Ghazal 12 by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]