Carmel Breaths – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Carmel Breaths – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2012

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

You are not ordinary / amongst the virgins / wherever a stone touches / your Carmel's breath / it becomes a grapevine.
—Rushdi al-Madhi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

لست العادية / بين العذارى / كلّما لامس حجر / أنفاس كرملك / اختمر وصار دالية.
—رشدي الماضي