Comments about Saleh Badrah
In spite of death and all the elements
Of darkness in this evanescent world,
The beauty of your cultivated soul
Will live and flourish through eternity.
An Elegy On The Death Of Soad Hosni
by Ghazi Al-Gosaibi
Translated by Saleh Badrah
Dusk was strangling the city,
Slaying the soul of chilly, sad London,
Staining its buildings with sighs,
Killing all whom he saw along the road.
I feared he would visit my window