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Language: German (Deutsch)

    Schäumen die Becher,
Schlürfe mit Hafis!
Locken dich Lippen,
Küsse mit Hafis!
Duften dir Rosen,
Taumle mit Hafis!
Tönen dir Lieder,
Lausche mit Hafis!
    Gelauscht, getaumelt,
Geküßt, getrunken,
Am Abend, am Morgen,
Gescherzt mit Hafis!--
    Dunkelt dein Stern sich,
Hell' ihn mit Hafis!
Fasset der Gram dich,
Scheuch' ihn mit Hafis!
Aengstet des Schicksals
Tosender Sturm dich,
Lächle mit Hafis!
    Dunkel des Lebens,
Sorgen des Lebens,
Stürme des Lebens
Löst dir Hafis.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Zweiter Band, II. Persien, Leipzig, bei Carl Cnobloch, 1831, pages 75-76.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Hafez", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-08-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-08-07 10:11:58

Line count: 23
Word count: 73

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