Ahmad Shawqi

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Ahmed Shawqi (1868–1932) (Arabic: أحمد شوقي‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʔæħmæd ˈʃæwʔi]), nicknamed Amir al-Sho'araã (which literally means the prince of poets), was one of the greatest Arabic poets laureate,[1] an Egyptian poet and dramatist who pioneered the modern Egyptian literary movement, most notably introducing the genre of poetic epi ...
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Nahj Al Burda (The Way Of The Mantle)
On the plain, between the ban-tree and the mountain,
a white gazelle-fawn
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Stand For Teacher
Stand for the teacher and honor his rank...
...for a teacher is almost as a prophet
Do you know of someone nobler than...
...he who nurtures minds and hearts
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3.
What Is The Moon
Oh mother, how does the sky look? And what is light and what is the moon?
About their beauty you speak, but I don't see any of it.
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4.
Damascus
Peace from the northern wind that swept across Barada River.
As long as that wind sweeps, tears would be everlasting upon Damascus.
I excuse from all pens and rhymes if couldn't express the matter.
About its disaster catastrophic events, the pen couldn't describe.
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5.
Footprints
I consider life a road
Upon which the masses travel
Toward specific missions
And other goals.
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Dr. Eman Hassan 07 February 2020
Poemhunter needs to list the names of translators and also ask for permission to use them: one of my Shawqi translations, " Latitudes Beneath your Lids" , is up here and I took liberty modernizing the narrative: this context needs to be added too.
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Najla 17 February 2019
Could you make the translation for al hamziya al nabawiyah please
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harry 21 February 2018
nice poem well done nice poem well done nice poem well done nice poem well done nice poem well done nice poem well done
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Ahmed Shawki 15 December 2017
The mother is a school if you prepare it, I prepared a good people, Ahmed Shawki
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Abdullah Al-shatri 11 January 2014
could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much! Abdullah
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Abdullah Al-shatri 11 January 2014
could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much! Abdullah
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Abdullah Al-shatri 11 January 2014
could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much! Abdullah
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Abdullah Al-shatri 11 January 2014
could you add more lines for the teacher's poem? thank you very much
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