Al-Atlal (Arabic: الأطلال) (The Ruins), is a poem written by the Egyptian poet Ibrahim Nagi, which later became a very famous song sung by famous Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum in 1966. the poem is about Love and how the golden age of love can End soon, how the glorious castle of love can be destroyed by time.
in this collection I chose some words like KHAYAL(Imagination), ALHAVA(Love), SHOUQ(Longing) from Poem. I wrote them in black ink then I Embed the Poem into a circle around the word by gold leaf. wana say how the golden age of Love destroyed and remained only some Ruins of beautiful words. 
الهوی (LOVE)

يا فؤادي لا تسل أين الهوى .. كان صرحاً من خيالٍ فهوى

50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
أطلال (THE RUINES)

إسقني وأشرب على أطلاله .. وأروِ عني طالما الدمع روى

50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
الحب (LOVE)

كيف ذاك الحب أمسى خبراً .. وحديثاً من أحاديث الجوى

50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
الشوق (LONGING)

ومن الشوق رسولٌ بيننا .. ونديمُ قدم الكأس لنا

50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
خیال (IMAGINATION)

كم بنينا من خيالٍ حولنا

50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
الحب (LOVE)

هل رأى الحب سكارى مثلنا


50x70 cm | Ink and gole leaf on cardboard | 2020
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