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Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: Poems of Hafiz

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The Persian Sufi poet Hafiz (1326�1390) is a towering figure in Islamic literature—and in spiritual attainment as well. Known for his profound mystical wisdom combined with a sublime sensuousness, Hafiz was the supreme master of a poetic form known as the ghazal (pronounced "guzzle"), an ode or song consisting of rhymed couplets celebrating divine love. In this selection o ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 14th 2001 by Shambhala
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I'm reading one poem each morning as part of my daily practice & then journaling. I love how each day some line in the poem speaks to the experience of that moment.
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There is Nothing in this Well but Wind

"There Is Nothing in This Well but Wind
I'm drunk again on the wine of love—Winebringer, bring more wine!
And fill up my cup, for without wine this party will be no fun.

My love won't even penetrate that veil covering the Beloved's face;
So Minstrel, give us a melody, and Winebringer, bring us some more wine!
To get in this place, I bent my body into the shape of a doorknocker, so
That the doorman wouldn't send me away to another door.

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Together, all of us
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Beliau adalah murid dari Fariduddin Atthar, bergelar Hafidz karena beliau juga penghafal Qur'an. Aku menyukai puisi-puisi cintanya...
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Hāfez (حافظ) (Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī) was a Persian poet whose collected works (The Divan) are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature and are to be found in the homes of most people in Iran, who learn his poems by heart and still use them as proverbs and sayings.

His life and poems have been the subject of much analysis, commentary and interpretation, influencing post-1
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