Faia Younan - زنوبيا (Zanoubia) (English translation)

English translation


Zanoubia is not Palmyra
Zanoubia is home
With all the land and all the people
The old and the young
Zanoubia is the fields, the rivers and the desert
A shepherd in Deir el Zor, and his beloved girl
Zanoubia is a smile, the sea of Tyre glimpsed it
The smile of a child staying up late on the shore in Jaffa
Zanoubia is mountains, ceders and oak trees
On the banks of Jordan river, it is roses, thyme and basil
Zanoubia is the sail on a boat in Tigris
Sailors' eternal trip From Mosul to Basra
Zanoubia is a bride
I painted her in white
Zanoubia is us, you, me and him
Zanoubia wrote her vows
Baghdad will celebrate all night
Her bridal dress is embroidered in Aleppo
And the wedding in Damascus
Submitted by Eagles Hunter on Sun, 12/02/2017 - 18:16
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زنوبيا (Zanoubia)