Translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

The distracted lover
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
"O distracted lover, writing
What the sword-wind of the desert
Undeciphers so that no one
After you shall understand."


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

Researcher for this text: Jean Nandi

This text was added to the website: 2009-10-30
Line count: 4
Word count: 19