Sunday, April 14, 2013
Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, you owe me.
Look what happens with a love like that, it lights up the whole sky.
Hafiz, whose given name was Shams-ud-din Muhammad, was one of the greatest of Persia's mystical and lyrical Sufi poets. He was born in Shiraz in south-east Persia (modern Iran) c. 1320 and died c. 1389. He is affectionately known as "The Tongue of the Invisible".