Only
That Illumined
One
Who keeps
Seducing the formless into form
Had the charm to win my
Heart.
Only a Perfect One
Who is always
Laughing at the word
Two
Can make you know
Of
Love.

~ by Hāfez. From: Laughing at the Word Two

Khwāja Šamsu d-Dīn Muhammad Hāfez-e Šīrāzī — Persian lyric poet (1325-1389). Even today, his collected works are to be found in the homes of most Iranians.

Laughing at the Word Two

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