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  • The Battle of Karbala

    A Marthiyaa of Anis, translated into English verse by David Matthews, Rupa Co.

    The Battle of Karbala

    The sun had run his journey o'er the night;

    Unveiled, the Dawn revealed her glorious face.

    The King who rides the heavens saw her light

    And called his brave companions to their place.

    'The time has come at last; to God give praise;

    Arise! In fitting prayer your voices raise.

    Brave hearts! For strife and slaughter dawns this day;

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