betaali l-leyl shaddoo 'aa reHalhom
Hebaaby jarraH eqleaby raHeelhom
wa kam maktoob min eedy raH elhom
wa la maktoob raddoo lee jawaab

At the end of the night, they prepared for departure
My loved ones whose departure wounded my heart
How many letters, from my hand, went to them
And no letter from them to reply to mine

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