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Sung to Shahryar: Poems from the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night

Sung to Shahryar is a delightful book of verse containing a selection of poems taken from the famous Arabian romance The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. It is a facsimile of a limited edition published in 1925. The poems are arranged thematically upon subjects ranging from the commonplace to the most subtle and erotic of love poems: The Boy and girl have set Their slender tips and kissed, The gold procession of the sun has met The silver journey of the moon, The silver...

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Sung to Shahryar is a delightful book of verse containing a selection of poems taken from the famous Arabian romance The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. It is a facsimile of a limited edition published in 1925.

The poems are arranged thematically upon subjects ranging from the commonplace to the most subtle and erotic of love poems:

The Boy and girl have set
Their slender tips and kissed,
The gold procession of the sun has met
The silver journey of the moon,
The silver journey of the moon
Is lost within a crimson mist.