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Thursday, January 1, 2004

Slave Boy

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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.
Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi
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Dr Antony Theodore 09 May 2020
They shaved his head to clothe him in ugliness. words and expressions that reveal a lot. thank you dear poet. tony
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Kumarmani Mahakul 09 May 2020
Beautiful poem with lofty theme.
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Edward Kofi Louis 09 May 2020
Slavery! ! ! Ways of mankind on earth. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Mahtab Bangalee 09 May 2020
dirty clothing cannot make ugly the natural beauty
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Britte Ninad 27 March 2019
envy cannot make the path of life easy! ...// great expression
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M Asim Nehal 19 January 2016
Nicely thought and written.
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James Mclain 21 April 2009
The teacher exposed the beauty beneath the hand of faith...iip
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