Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

(1321 - 1389 / Shiraz / Iran)

Rubaiyat 18 - Poem by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

In times of youth, drinking is better.
With the joyful, linking is better.
The world is a mere temporal inn;
With the shipwrecked, sinking is better.

Comments about Rubaiyat 18 by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

  • (3/27/2017 2:17:00 AM)

    drinking, linking and sinking are better. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/21/2016 8:36:00 AM)

    Brilliant and wise words.....10+++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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