Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi


Slave Boy - Poem by Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

They shaved his head
to clothe him in ugliness
out of jealousy and fear
of his beauty.

They erased the night
and left him in dawn.


Comments about Slave Boy by Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/19/2016 11:42:00 AM)


    Nicely thought and written. (Report) Reply

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  • Is It Poetry James Mclain (4/21/2009 6:45:00 PM)


    The teacher exposed the beauty beneath the hand of faith...iip (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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