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الهرّة والأفق single work   poetry   "تأتي الهرة لتجلس قربك، داعبها بهدوء. دعها تهرّ"
Al-hirra wal-'ufuq
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 الهرّة والأفق
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Notes

  • English translation of the title: The cat and the horizon
  • English translation of the forst line: The cat comes to sit next to you, play with it calmly. Let it growl
  • A prose poem.
  • Textual variations between versions of the poem.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: الهرة وأنت
Transliterated title: Al-hirra wa 'ant
First line of verse: "وجاءتِ الهرّةُ تجلس في جُحرك داعبتَها وتركتَها تهرُّ حتى اغمضتْ"
Language: Arabic
Notes:
English translation of the alternative title: The cat and you
Notes:
English translation of the first line of the poem in خمسة [Five]: And the cat came and sat on your lap you played with it calmly and left it to growl until it closed
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon واحد من هؤلاء Jad El-Hage , Athens : منشورات سارق النار , 1984 Z1899910 1984 selected work poetry Athens : منشورات سارق النار , 1984 pg. 68
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon خمسة Five Jad El-Hage , London : Sorah Publications , 1994 Z1571820 1994 selected work poetry short story London : Sorah Publications , 1994 pg. 154
    Note: with title: الهرة وأنت
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