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.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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