Mahri Poetry Archive

Multi-line Monothematic



Tribal Ode: The Times We Live In

Tribal Ode: Wahība Raiders


Nuṣṣ ḳṣīdet:

I Want To Write A Line (The Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #8)

Desire (The Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #9)

Her Looks and Figure (The Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #11)


Qaṣīda ghināʾiyya:

Beautiful, Everything About You is Beautiful (Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #15)

Watch Out and Be Warned (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #16)

I’m Not To Blame (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #17)

I Have a Little Lady



Advice for Ǧwāher

Fāten and the Moon (The Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #10)

The Girls Have Abandoned Their Honor

Jamīla and the Sulṭān

She’s a Work of Art


Unmarked Genre:

Asking A Mother’s Permission

The Charm of Old Age

The Epic of ʿAnzī, ʿĪsā Kedḥayt’s Pickup Truck

I Think They Ate My Cow

Legal Proceeding in Poetry: Divorce and Remarriage

A Message from Sinǧēr

Poetic Exchange: Race Relations in al-Mahra

A Prayer for a Favor

A Slippery Father

The Rebellious Son

Rescue of Śībī

The Trials and Rewards of Fieldwork


Unmarked Genre from The Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn:

For A Long Time (Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #1)

Everyday I Come Complaining (Dīwān of Ḥājj Dākōn #2)

I Want to Ask the Wedding Party (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #3)

O My Love (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #4)

Passion for the Ladies (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #5)

I Used To Think Man Could Endure (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #6)

Why Are You Working In A Dust Cloud? (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #7)

You Are My Death (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #12)

Enough, My Heart (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #13)

Leave My Darling Be (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #14)

O My Eyes (Dīwān Ḥājj Dākōn #18)

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