Abu Dhuayb al Hudhali
A poet and a knight. The ancient Arabic references say that the poet Hassan ibn Thabit, also included in this selection, described him as “the most important poet of his time”. His language is eloquent and his poetry full of realistic scenes and sensual, concrete images. The beloved in his amatory poems is a vital presence and usually has something to say in the poem. The ancient sources describe ... more »
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Abu Dhuayb al Hudhali Poems
why does your side not agree to a place in which to lie unless that place is rough for you to lie on it
Your speech, when you give generously, Is the bees' harvest in the milk of a mother-camel:
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why does your side not agree to a place in which to lie
unless that place is rough for you to lie on it
I haved stayed behind after they, with a life that is
full of misfortune. I see myself trying to follow them and overtake them.
How eager I was to protect them,
but when Fate advances it can not be wardes off .
when Fate fixes its claws,
you find every charm to be of no avail.
My eyes now that have gone, it feels as though
my pupils have been put out by throns, blinded by weeping.
As though I am small stones before Fate,
ground down on the slabs of al-...