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Shushtari: poems

The poems of Shushtari, who has been called 'the Rumi of western Islam', are famous throughout North Africa, and are a wonderful combination of deep contemplation and ordinary daily discourse. This selection is a modified version of Alvarez' English translations.

Date created: 
Friday, November 15, 2013
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Shushtari: poems, © Stephen Hirtenstein, All rights reserved.