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“Song” (from One Thousand and One Nights)

A Poem Translated by Yasmine Seale

November 16, 2021  By Yasmine Seale
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From The Annotated Arabian Nights translated by Yasmine Seale © 2021. Excerpted by permission of Liveright, an imprint of W. W. Norton & Company.




Yasmine Seale
Yasmine Seale
Yasmine Seale is a writer and translator living in Paris. Her essays, poetry, visual art, and translations from Arabic and French have appeared widely. Current and forthcoming projects include a new translation of One Thousand and One Nights (W. W. Norton), translations of the poetry of Al-Khansa (NYU Press), and Agitated Air, co-written with Robin Moger, a collection of poems in response to Ibn Arabi (Tenement Press).








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