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The dearness of home: Arabic verse attributed to Maysūn bint Baḥdal al-Kalbiyya
The poem below is one of Heimweh. The poetess credited with the poem, whether rightly or wrongly, is Maysūn bint Baḥdal b. Unayf al-Kalbiyya, the mother of Yazīd I and wife of Muʿāwiya, and she is …