Category Archives: Poetry

Pre-Islamic and After that poetry makes for a beautiful read – they are hauntingly beautiful verses full of life, death and everything in between. With early Arabic poetry, you will find works that are full of references to religious concepts which are often mysterious, necessitating an understanding of the poetry’s social and religious background as well as substantial guesswork for reasonable explanations

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A stone committed suicide

THE LITTLE ROCK A Poem by: Ilia Abu Madhi   سَمِع الْلَّيْلُ ذُو الْنُّجُوْم أَنِيْنَا وَهُو يَغْشَى الْمَدِيْنَة الْبَيْضَاءَ فَانْحَنَى فَوْقَهَا كَمُسْتَرّق الْهَمْس يُطِيْلُ الْسُّكُوْتَ وَالإصْغَاءَ As it shrouded the White City, The star-studded Night heard a groan Forthwith, it … Continue reading

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The blue eyed dove

Pre-Islamic poetry makes for a beautiful read – they are hauntingly beautiful verses full of life, death and everything in between. With early Arabic poetry, you will find works that are full of references to religious concepts which are often … Continue reading

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Al hatra – A myrtle leaf

Waraqat al as- A myrtle leaf   There is an old Arabic historical tale that set in al Hadar or Hatra (Arabic kingdom), in North Iraq..  During its occupation by the Persian king Shapur in the Pre- Islam era. Nadira, the beautiful daughter … Continue reading

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Lama Bada Yatathana

Do you wonder sometime what was the song they sang in their happy times? Lama Bada yatathanna is a very old song from the Andalusian period When The Lissome Girl Appeared Gracefully she arrived, Full of beauty and glory, So … Continue reading

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USA President and the owl!

There is a picture for President Bush with an owl. He looked very comfortable and happy. The question why did Bush chose the owl ? Of course the view of owl in the West is different. For the West it is the symbol … Continue reading

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