The Hatcheck Girl

by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)


Original Language English

Why
Are there
So few in the court
Of a perfect
Saint?

Because
Every time you are near Him
You have to leave pieces
Of your
Ego

With
The hatcheck
Girl

Who won't give them
Back--

O
O
O
U
C
H
.

-- from The Gift: Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master, by Daniel Ladinsky

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The Hatcheck Girl