Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi

Softly Do Town Girls - Poem by Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi

Softly do town girls their faces adorn.
But Bedu are from garish colours shorn.
Town beauty is with pampered softness sought,
The Bedu are with unsought beauty born.

Comments about Softly Do Town Girls by Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

[Hata Bildir]