Ahdaf Soueif Quote

I haven't come to you only to take, I haven't come to you empty handed : I bring you poetry as great as yours but in anther tongue, I bring you black eyes and golden skin and curly hair, I bring you Islam and Luxor and Alexandria and Lutes and tambourines and date-palms and silk rugs and sunshine and incense and voluptuous ways


In the Eye of the Sun (ed. 1999)

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I haven't come to you only to take, I haven't come to you empty handed : I bring you poetry as great as yours but in anther tongue, I bring you black ...

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I haven't come to you only to take, I haven't come to you empty handed : I bring you poetry as great as yours but in anther tongue, I bring you black ...

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I haven't come to you only to take, I haven't come to you empty handed : I bring you poetry as great as yours but in anther tongue, I bring you black ...

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I haven't come to you only to take, I haven't come to you empty handed : I bring you poetry as great as yours but in anther tongue, I bring you black ...