Saturday, 21 November 2009
CATS...MEOW 100 POSTS
Black Horse with White Chest
Black hindquarters, white chest:
he flies on the wings of the wind.
When you look at him you see dark night
opening, giving way to dawn.
Sons of Shem and Ham live harmoniously
in him, and take no care for the words
of would-be troublemakers.
Men’s eyes light up when they see
reflected in his beauty
the clear strong black and white
of the eyes of beautiful women.
--Ibn Sa‘id al-Maghribi
1214-1274 Central Andalusia