Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi


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Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi, more commonly known as Al-Ramadi died in 1022. His birth date is febateable but is sometimes given as 917 which would make him extremely long lived especially in that period.

He lived under the caliphate of Alhakén II and was famed as a writer in what became known as the Cordovan lyrical style.

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal(1/28/2019 12:25:00 PM)

    Why just one poem of this poet is chosen and posted here, I wish to see more of his work.

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Best Poem of Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

Slave Boy

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.

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