Dusting The Color From Roses

Dusting The Color From Roses

by Ghazi A. Algosaibi, Ghazi 'Abd Qusaybi


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A bilingual (Arabic and English, printed on facing pages) collection of poems on the themes of love, death, the passage of time and the passing of the seasons. The voice in the poems draws on a wealth of traditions, including the classical, the chivalric, the neo-classical and the modernist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781873395011
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Something of a Renaissance figure, Ghazi Algosaibi's career has spanned academia, politics and the arena of diplomacy, as well as the world of letters. He has published over twenty works in Arabic, including poetry, essays, prose meditations and a novel. Dusting the Colour from Roses is his fourth book to be published in English.

Table of Contents

Dusting the Colour from Roses
Are You Making Me a Grandfather?
In the Old Street
Carnival of Questions
What Am I to Say?
In the Grip of My Fifties
The Falcon and the Impossible
A Farewell to Summer
Shall I Tell the Moon?
Which One of Us Returned Safely?
The Sea and the Breeze

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