The Tears in Our Eyes – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

The Tears in Our Eyes – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2012

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
acrylic, gouache, ink and gold marker on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

The tears in our eyes will remain salty / The wounds boil in my heart / They will continue to boil / until the break of dawn / and the rise of morning tweets.
—Rushdi al-Madhi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

ستظلّ الدّموع في مآقينا مالحة / تغلي في قلبي الجراح / ستظلّ تغلي / حتّى يصحو الفجر / وتعلو زغاريد الصّباح.
—رشدي الماضي