From mosque to tavern sauntered our guru--yesternight;
.....which is, my fellow pilgrims, our
We, the disciples, turn towards Mecca;
.....our guru moves toward the vintner's
In the tavern of virtuous faith we became companions:
.....thus our fate ordained from eternity.
If the mind knew the heart were happy with love's ties,
.....the wise would feign madness in pursuit
To us, the goodness of your face kindly reveals the secret:
.....nothing in our mind but goodness and
Your heavy heart--does it kindle on a night
.....with our fiery sighs, heart aflame--a
Silence, Hafez! The arrow of our sighs goes through Fate;
Take heed for your life: avoid the sting of that arrowhead!
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hair, sweating, a smile on her lips--drunk!...
Zolf aashofteh o khoy karedeh o khandaan lab o mast...
Wind, kindly tell that tender gazelle...
Sabaa belotf begoo aan ghazaleh ra'naa raa...
that Shirazi Turk behold our heart; then...
Agar aan torkeh shiraazee bedast aarad deleh maa raa...
Sufi, see the clear mirror in the cup...
Soofi bi-yaa keh aayneh saafeest jam raa
Fill the golden cup--with joyous tidings...
Kheez o dar kaaseh zar aabeh tarabnaak andaaz...
not grieve: Joseph, lost, he returns to Canaan...
Yoosefeh ghom ghashteh baaz aayad beh kan'aan gham makhor...
long, our heart has yearned to possess Jamsheed's Cup...
Saalhaa del talabeh jaam-e jam az maa mikard...
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