I Walk – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

I Walk – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
1992

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

I walk with my back held straight / I walk with my head held high / An olive branch in my palm / My coffin on my shoulder / And I walk...
—Samih al-Qasim

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

منتصب القامة أمشي / مرفوع الهامة أمشي / في كفي قصفة زيتون / وعلى كتفي نعشي / وأنا أمشي...
—سميح القاسم