Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

Slave Boy - Poem by Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

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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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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