|There is the righteous one, here is ruined
See how far it is from one to the other!
What link do piety and righteousness have
to the rend's way?
There is the sound of the sermon, here
is the melody of the rabab.
My heart grew weary of the cloister, the
Where is the monastery of the Magi? Where
is pure wine?
The day of union are gone. Let them be a
Where is that amorous glance? Where
is that reproach?
What can the enemy's heart find in my love's
There is that dead lamp, here is this sun
Do not be seduced by her dimpled chin, there
is a well in that road.
Where are you going, O heart, in such a
Since the kohl of our insight is the dust
of your doorway,
Please tell us, where do we go from this
Do not cover rest and sleep from Hafiz,
What is rest? Which is patience?
And where is sleep?