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Hafez of Shiraz - Thirty Poems - Here is a flower that lifts up a cup

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Hafiz of Shiraz – Thirty Poems [translated by Peter Avery and John Heath-Stubbs

Here is a flower that lifts up a cup, like those whose worship is wine
And one with a jug, like the youth who pours out for the drunkards
Take your fill, like the rose, of revelry and all the lusts of youth
Hafiz – the messenger needs only deliver his message

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Hafez of Shiraz

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