Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad


The Fountain - Poem by Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad

The sea hath tempered it; the mighty sun
Polished the blade,
And from the limpid sheath the sword leaps forth;
Man hath not made
A better in Damascus- though for slaughter
Hath steel somewhat advantage over water.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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