Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi

Beautiful Women - Poem by Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi

Beautiful women, as experienced men know,
Are but darkness wrapped in dazzling light aglow.
A life of friv'lous youth and worried age,
Its futile course to futile death will flow.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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