O Saqi arise and pour wine into the cup! – Secrets of Self by Allama Iqbal

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O Saqi arise and pour wine into the cup!
Clear the vexation of Time from my heart
The sparkling liquor that flows from Zemzen1
Were a beggar to worship it, he would become a king.
It makes thought more sober and wise, it makes the keen eye keener,

it gives to a straw the weight of a mountain,
And to foxes the strength of lions.
It causes dust to soar to the Pleiades
And a drop of waters well to the breadth of the sea.
it turns silence Into the din of Judgment Day,
it makes the foot of the partridge red
with blood of the hawk.

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