Two Poems by Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz

I am

A hole in a flute
that the Christ’s breath moves through–
listen to this
music.

–Hafiz

 

God
and I have become
like two giant fat people living
in a tiny boat.
We keep bumping into
each other
and
l
a
u
g
h
i
n
g.

–Hafiz

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