Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

(1321 - 1389 / Shiraz / Iran)

Rubaiyat 19 - Poem by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

You can buy everyone with gold;
Either in one shot, or slowly are sold.
Even the narcissus, pride of the world,
Sold itself, why, its crown of gold behold.


Comments about Rubaiyat 19 by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/21/2016 8:37:00 AM)


    Very true, when time comes you have to leave everything here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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