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I Love to Read Hafiz

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    The Secret (poetry By Hafez [better Translation])

     I need a drink, wine maiden, that cup with grape stain lined, for love that once seemed pleasing has burdened down my mind. Smell how the Western Wind shares her musk through tavern door; now feel our pumping hearts beat fast, watch our fears unwind. Why...
    Safia Safia 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    "Some Fill With Each Good Rain" (poem By Hafiz)

    There are different wells within your heart. Some fill with each good rain,  Others are far too deep for that.   In one well  You have just a few precious cups of water,    That "love" is literally something of yourself,  It can...
    Safia Safia 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    My Two Favorites (so Far).....

    "You should not give your love to the mouth of any man. You should wait for the one who has the valor and courage to cut off pieces of his soul with a knife and weave them into a blanket to protect you." "When happiness heard your name, it began running through the streets...
    moonwatcher321 moonwatcher321 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    Poetry of Hafiz : O pious of the heart,

    I am lost in a love, so great O pain the hidden secrets will become open debate. Shipwrecked we just float, O favorable wind arise, May we one more time gaze upon that familiar trait. Passage of time and the stars, are but what we fantasize For compassion and kindness, it is...
    Sandman18 Sandman18 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    "It Has Not Rained Light" (a Poem By Hafiz)

      It has not rained light for many days,  The wells in most eyes look Drought-stricken.    Thus friends are not easy to find In this barren Place.   Where most everyone has become ill  From guarding  Nothing.    On this...
    Safia Safia 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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