Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

(1321 - 1389 / Shiraz / Iran)

Rubaiyat 38

Poem by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

Bring me the cup that preys on joy;
Bring me a lover who is shy and coy.
The wine that twists and turns like a chain
Bring me to enslave and destroy.


Comments about Rubaiyat 38 by Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (7/26/2016 8:18:00 AM)

    A nice call for things that is tricky to get, thoughtful Rubaiyat.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004