I was recently browsing through some poems by the 14C Persian poet Hafiz, and reminded just how evocative his poetry can be. How about this piece?
It Felt Love
Did the rose
Ever open its heart
And give to this world
It felt the encouragement of light
We all remain
To know more about Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz, see this excellent BBC article on Hafiz and his significance by Daniel Ladinsky.