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Qāsem-e Anvār (Qāsim-i Anwār) (Persian: قاسم انوار) (born 1356 - died 1433) was an Iranian poet and Sufi. Qāsem-e Anwār wrote ḡazals, molammaʿs, and tuyuḡs in a simple Azeri Turkish. He was a Safavid propagandist and was born in Sarab, Tabriz.
Qasem-e Anar is the author of a popular Masnavi entitled Anis al-arifin (Mystics' Companion), an explanation of Sufi terminology, and also a divan of Sufi poetry.
A well-known Sufi sheikh who had a large following in Herat, Qāsem-e Anvar was suspected of collaboration with an assailant who stabbed Shahrukh and was banished from Herat.
Qasem-e Anvar also spent many years in Gilan and learnt the vernacular of the region and has even a ghazal in Gilaki.
از هر طرفی چهره گشایی که منم
در هر صفتی جلوهگر آیی که منم
با اینهمه گهگاه غلط میافتم نادان کس و بله روستایی که منم
You show me your face everywhere I see
and you try to get any good attribute
so I sometimes make a mistake that's why
I am an ignorant person or maybe I'm rural
^Thackston, Wheeler McIntosh. 1994. A millennium of classical Persian poetry a guide to the reading & understanding of Persian poetry from the tenth to the twentieth century. Bethesda, Md: Ibex publishers. p. 69.