Two poems by Amal al-Jubouri’s and Goethe with Arabic music


Amal’s Poem – The winter came to my heart

Amal’s poem translated to German by Stefan Weidner

Goethe’s poem – Zulaka (Published 1819) Arabic translation by Amal al-Jubouri

Goethe’s poem translated to German by Stefan Weidner


All of the poems are sung by Iraqi singer Balqis and the music is composed by Iraqi musician Jafaar al-Kafaf. This was performed at a poetry event organised by Goethe institute in Munich, Germany 2000 with other Iraqi poets including Sago Polis.

A full blog about this event will be added soon.

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