I am a native in this world And think in it as a native thinks

Saturday, April 18, 2015

For example



These are two poems by the great Persian Sufi poet Hafez (or Hafiz, if you prefer -- Hafez is a more common spelling here) -- the top one, in the Nastaliq style of calligraphy, is from the late nineteenth century. The bottom one, in a style I'm guessing the artist Reza Mafi made up, is from 1973.

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