Twin brother Hafis

“And may the whole world sink,
Hafis, with you, with you alone
Will I compete! Pleasure and pain
Be mean to us, the twins!
How to love and drink
This shall be my pride, my life.”

West-Eastern Divan, Goethe.

Translated into Arabic by Prof. Abdul Rahman Badawi.

Oil, ink and India ink on birch wood
114cm x 64cm
Stolberg 2020