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Hafisens Scheiden

Language: German (Deutsch)

    Am Kuß von einem süßen Munde
In Traum gewiegt bei Becherklang,
So denk' ich mir, Hafis, die Stunde,
Da zu dir der Todesengel drang.
    Du grüßtest ihn mit heiterm Lächeln,
Du trankst noch einen Becher Wein,
Dann unter duft'gem Rosenfächeln
Schliefst du sanft bei Bülbüls Flöten ein.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Zweiter Band, II. Persien, Leipzig, bei Carl Cnobloch, 1831, page 77.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

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

Text added to the website: 2015-08-07.
Last modified: 2015-08-07 10:13:25
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