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Tarafa [Poetic Inspiration] Her Smile

Tarafa Tabassam 'An Alami

Tarafa Tabassam 'An Alami

Tarafa describes the smile of his beloved. He likens her front teeth, appearing between her dark lips when she smiles to the blossom of a privet-plant from pure moist sand. ‘Al-Ithad’ is the Kuhl that they use to beautify themselves. The Arab women had a custom of using Kuhl on their gums and lips.


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