A Great Need
Of a great need
We are all holding hands
Not loving is a letting go.
The terrain around here
Hafiz, "A Great Need," from the Penguin publication The Gift: Poems by Hafiz by Daniel Ladinsky. Copyright © 1999 Daniel Ladinsky and used with his permission.
Hafez (also known as Hafiz), born in the early fourteenth century, is one of the most celebrated Persian poets. Little is known about his life, but he is most widely known and lauded for his ghazals. He died in 1390.
Date Published: 2016-05-03
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/great-need