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When the Smiling Rose Looks at You in Spring

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This recording features Iraj Anvar. Iraj teaches Persian Literature at Brown and has translated this poem for YES! Magazine. Iraj is also the translator of poetry of Rumi: Forty Eight Ghazals of Rumi.

Listen to Iraj Anvar read a poem of the Persian poet Hafez in Farsi. 1.24 minutes

Listen to Iraj Anvar read his English translation. 1.38 minutes

YES! photo iconPHOTO DIARY: See a picture of the Mausoleum of Hafez in Shiraz and more from Rick Steves' trip to Iran.

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