drop of the sun

“Sometimes I say to a poem,

“I don’t have the strength
To wring out another drop
Of the sun.”

And the poem will often
Respond

By climbing onto a barroom table:

Then lifts its veil, winks,
Causing the whole sky to
Fall.”

― شمس الدین محمد حافظ /
Shams-al-Din Mohammad Hafez,
(1325 – 1389 )
The Gift