Episode 6: Puisi dalam Terjemahan

Kawan-kawan, mari berjalan ke arah Ithaca bersama saya dengan puisi C.P. Cavafy dan A. Samad Said. [divider type=”thin”] [two_first] Rumah Kosong A. Samad Said     Satu malam, gelisah, ibu Bertanya: bila nak kau Beli rumah? Pilu, tapi dengan Senyum, kujanji, dekat masanya – Setahun dua selewatnya. Tapi Sebulan kemudian ibu pergi, Terkilan melihat rumah… More Episode 6: Puisi dalam Terjemahan

Mawlid Barzanji

12 Rabi’ul Awwal has come and gone again. In the past, I’ve written about a famous book of poetry about the birth of Prophet Muhammad (s) called Mawlid Daiba’i. Actually the Mawlid poetry more widely read in Malaysia is Mawlid Barzanji, named after its composer, Imam Zayn al-`Abidin Ja`far ibn Hasan al-Barzanji (d. 1177) (r).… More Mawlid Barzanji