Mahri Poetry Archive

Qaṣīda ghināʾiyya (“Sung Poem”)


For a detailed analysis of this genre of Mahri poetry, see my article: “The Ḥumaynī Pulse Moves East: Yemeni Nationalism Meets Mahri Sung-Poetry,” British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 38 no. 2 (2011): 249-265.


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

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

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

Little Jewel Said

I Have a Little Lady

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