In each metre of Araby I paint the beauty of Araby in differing scripts on separate pearls writ on with ambergris in mellifluous melody
In divine Devanagari I paint the beauty of Hind in varied metres on separate gold leaf writ on with musk
in luscious melody

Title From the Ibahiyya kitāb (كتاب إِبَاحِيَّةٌ) of KOHL’IN AL-DEEN. Beauty contest betwixt beauties of Hind & Araby. Translated by Al-Kiss. Poems by C. Dean
Author Dean, Colin Leslie
Published Gamahucher Press, West Geelong, Vic, 2014
Pages 23
Subject Poetry
ISBN 9781876347775


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