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The Gift: Poems by the Great Sufi Master - Chapters 19-22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 19-22 Summary

In Chapter Nineteen, a chapter devoted to the wonder of God, "Lousy at Math" symbolizes God in a large and priceless jewel broken apart by men. Hafiz describes people who don't know their glory as "The Sun in Drag." "Between Our Poles" compares humanity's ability to display the characteristics of God to the banks of a river. In "Stay Close to Those Sounds," Hafiz returns to the idea of the physical world being temporary and the importance of maintaining connected to things that bring eternity and divinity to mind. "An Invisible Pile of Wood" is how God feeds Hafiz's zeal. "It Has Not Rained Light" uses the metaphor of a desert caravan to represent people lost without knowledge of God. "Berserk" describes Hafiz's worship. "No More Leaving" describes the state of perpetual union with God. "Wow" describes the source of real poetry, and "What Should...

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