Your Letters – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Your Letters – 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)

Raise / your letters as columns / to support the walls / If you want a fence / do not trust the waste of the sunset / and build it / from "Karbala" poppies.
—Rushdi al-Madhi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

ارفع / حروفك أعمدة / كي تسند الجدران / وإن اردت لها سياجا / لا تثق بفضلات الغروب / وابنه / من شقائق "كربلاء".
—رشدي الماضي