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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In the poem "Scratching my Back" Hafiz describes himself as a _____ scratching his back on the moon.
2. Hafiz uses the imagery of drinking God's greatness and the discontentment that come from comparison breaking the wine glass in the poem "Why Aren't We All Screaming _____".
3. The poem "_____ Gods" opens the tenth chapter and focuses on drawing attention away from counterfeit gods.
4. A poem is an ornery __________ which begs to be heard, according to the writing of Hafiz.
5. The poem "____ You to My Body" describes Hafiz's desire to keep his students close and teach them all the time.
6. "An Invisible Pile of __________" is how Hafiz knows that God is real, according to the poem.
7. In the final poem of Chapter 8, Hafiz reiterates that the _____ moment is meant for worship in "Now is the Time".
8. Hafiz believes that he is merely "A Hole in a __________" that God plays when he is writing and living his life.
9. Hafiz speaks to that moment one can sit in the pain of longing and listen intently to God in the poem "When you can _____".
10. "The Heart's ___________" occurs when it makes itself God's pawn, according to Hafiz in his writing.
11. The beauty of _________ makes believers expect to hear the voice of God in "Reaching Toward the Millet Fields."
12. "The Tender Mouth" speaks of offering one's ___________ to Earth after death, as Hafiz describes it.
13. When God's lute begs for a _________ hands, that when this person is able to be useful to God, according to Hafiz.
14. Hafiz uses the metaphor of a prostitute for God promising good directions in the poem "Turn Left ______ Feet From Here".
15. In the poem "I _____ for you God" Hafiz praises the qualities that relationship with God cultivates in people.
Short Answer Questions
1. The poem "It Will Stretch Out Its Leg" compares poetry to a man ______ someone to make them stop and listen.
2. Hafiz describes a change in a person that occurs when they are ready to surrender to God in the poem "My _____ So Soft".
3. Hafiz is a __________ ready to be eaten in the poem, "Throw Me on a Scale" in this collection of poetry.
4. When a person does not understand the proximity of God in his life, Hafiz says he might have to ___________ them.
5. In the poem "The Old _____", Hafiz suggests that people regard each other with the gentle care the instrumentalist gives to his instruments.
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