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The Gift: Poems by the Great Sufi Master - Chapters 23-25 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23-25 Summary

"A Clever Piece of Mutton" that gets stuck and so continues to command attention is the poetry Hafiz wishes to write, and opens the twenty-third chapter. "Who Can Hear the Buddha Sing?" points out the distraction from deeper things the sexual appetite is when allowed to run rampant. "Buttering the Sky" describes worship that has become mundane. "How Fascinating" speaks to the mistake of thinking we know anything about life after death. "Where Great Lions Love to Piss" discusses the folly of building temples instead of just worshiping in nature. "A Potent Lover" tells about how the cosmos shiver at the sight of Hafiz's maleness. "An Astronomical Question" is equally playful and asks what a wet kiss from God might be like. In "I Wish I Could Speak Like Music," Hafiz wishes to be able to capture the beauty of nature into words and inspire...

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