Rafiq Isfahani

Rafiq Isfahani, Mulla Husayn (1737-1797), a poet well-known as Rafiq-i Sabzifurush (Rafiq, literary friend, the greengrocer). Hailing from Isfahan, he began composing ghazals in his student years. He was a contemporary of Hatif and Azar. He died in his hometown and was buried in Najaf. His Divan runs to about 8,000 couplets.

Asar-afarinan (3/ 124); Chaharsad Sha’ir-i Barguzida-yi Parsiguy (359-360).