One day in my early childhood, my father planned to take us to “Hafez Monument” in our home town Shiraz.
Hafez is a very famous poet. Even now-a-days most people around the world know or have heard about him.
People of Iran and mostly in Shiraz use his poems for prediction or advisory and call it “Hafez Fal.” In special family gatherings, particularly in Friday picnics, someone carries the book of Hafez with them and everyone takes turns to close their eyes to make a wish and open the book in a random page.
Everyone would stay quiet to listen to the poem that had come up, answering whatever question that was in mind. It was so fun. For us kids they had to translate it to simpler terms so we could understand.
The Hafez Monument is so simple and beautiful. There are many tourists from around the world to…
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