Treasure Island

Abu l-Hasan al-Husri

(Unknown - 1095)

Mourning in Andalusia


If white is the colour
of mourning in Andalusia,
it is a proper custom.

Look at me,
I dress myself in the white
of white hair
in mourning for youth.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: hair

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Mourning in Andalusia by Abu l-Hasan al-Husri )

Enter the verification code :

  • Ravi Chandran (4/25/2007 4:59:00 AM)

    that is a very great thinking of yours. you are really blessed with imagination and true use of words. i really enjoyed very much.
    please read my poems at www.poemhunter.com/ravi-chandran
    i will be very greatful if you comment me
    \thank u keep it up. (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Let Her Know How You Feel About Her, Ronell Warren Alman
  2. Dreams, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  3. Expression Eruption: An artillery call, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  4. Biochemistry II, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  5. farm this, Mandolyn ...
  6. A Chat By Brothers, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  7. Smith of Words, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  8. Past IT' is, george albot
  9. WILD FLOWERS ARE PRETTY FLOWERS ANYTIME, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. WILD FLOWERS ARE PRETTY FLOWERS, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

70

"Arcturus" is his other name—
I'd rather call him "Star."
It's very mean of Science
To go and interfere!

I slew a worm the other day—
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Kenneth Allott

 
[Hata Bildir]