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Ibn Hamdis   
5 poems available by this author


EARLY PLEASURE    Poem Text        
First Line: Rise up, rise up in haste
Last Line: From every poppy's lip.


FLOWING STREAM    Poem Text        
First Line: The surface of the flowing stream
Last Line: Impetuously in its deeps.


MOON IN ECLIPSE    Poem Text        
First Line: Whenas the swarming flood of night
Last Line: Its blackness o'er.


NIGHT VISITOR    Poem Text        
First Line: My love came to me, when night
Last Line: Tarrying not for dawn to rise!


WATER LILIES    Poem Text        
First Line: Drink by the pool
Last Line: Their tongues of flame.
Subject(s): Flowers; Lilies