Queen of the Night

she is scented smoke curling across hot rooftops petals wide open Kim M. Russell, 2017 Persian tobacco (Nicotiana alata) Credit: Photo by Franco Giordana found on luirig.altervista.org My response to Carpe Diem #1166 Nightflower Today Chèvrefeuille has shared with us a poem by Hafez (or Hafiz), whose poems every Iranian can recite, often using them to […]