Hafez Ibrahim

(1872–1932 / Egypt)

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Hafez Ibrahim (1872–1932) was an Egyptian poet, called , means the Poet of the Nile. He was one of several poets that revived Arabic poetry during the latter half of the 19th century. While still using the classical Arabic system of meter and rhyme, these poets wrote to express new ideas and feelings unknown to the classical poets. Hafez is noted for writing poems on political and social commentary. more »

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  • mohammad khan (12/26/2017 2:24:00 AM)

    poetry by Hafez Ibrahim as was published in the book by A J Aberry the Aspects of Islamic Civilization, the poetry was When Jesus was born a glory shown all over the creation a beautiful Islamic song I am looking for it does any one has a copy in english please

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Best Poem of Hafez Ibrahim

All The People Stood

All the people stood watching how I build the bases of joy on my own
And the pyramid builders at the beginning of time made me speechless during
competition
I'm pride's crown on the middle east's head and its achievements are the jewels on my necklace
My pride in the beginning of time is huge Who has like my pride and joy?
If I die one day you will never see the middle east raising its head again
I'm free and I have broken my chains in regards to the enemy and I've cut my slavery
Did you see me when I broke my life and still didn't reach my peak yet?
Is it fair that ...

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