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.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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