Treasure Island

Imru al Qays Ibn Hujr

(500 - 550 / Arabia)

Poems of Imru al Qays Ibn Hujr

1. The Poem of Imru al Qays 1/1/2004

The Poem of Imru al Qays

Stop, oh my friends, let us pause to weep over the remembrance of my beloved.
Here was her abode on the edge of the sandy desert between Dakhool and Howmal.


The traces of her encampment are not wholly obliterated even now.
For when the South wind blows the sand over them the North wind sweeps it away.


The courtyards and enclosures of the old home have become desolate;

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