Sign in to access Harper’s Magazine
Need to create a login? Want to change your email address or password? Forgot your password?
Locked out of your account? Get help here.
Subscribers can find additional help here.
Not a subscriber? Subscribe today!
By Hafiz (c. 1320–89), published in the November/December 2012 issue of The American Poetry Review. Translated by Matthew Rohrer, who consulted earlier English versions rather than the Persian.