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Burd and Abu Nuwas, are in fact most insightful and discerning in their understanding of their traditions.
Showing passion to poetry, Abu Nuwas kept attending poetry lectures, and reciting numerous classic poems until he became capable of composing poetry.
Whitman recognizes Abu Nuwas, the poet famous as a libertine and a poet of wine, not just as a kindred spirit but as a source of admiration ("Walt Whitman squats in homage before Abu Nuwas").
Heifer adds the poet Abu Nuwas, also well-known for his love of youths (65).
The doublet occurs now in another poem by Abu Nuwas, now in a poem by another poet.
The irreverent court poet of the legendary Caliph Harun al-Rashid, Abu Nuwas, not only penned odes to wine, but also wrote erotic gay verse that would make a modern imam blush".
The notion of a strongly shared Iraqi identity is threadbare: The days are long gone when Shiites, Sunnis, Kurds and Christians all ate masgouf fish and sipped araq on Baghdad's Abu Nuwas street.
Hordes of young people, males and females, were spending the evening alongside us in the masquf fish restaurants along the famous riverside of Abu Nuwas Street, The ordinary daily life of the people does not appear unduly affected by the occasional distant explosions.
Essential to a thorough coverage, highlighted pages summarize noteworthy points, including the odes of Abu Nuwas of Baghdad, the polemics of Egyptian scholar Taha Husayn, churches built by Turkish architect Sinan, and a review of The Thousand and One Night, which includes a drawing of All Baba's gang.
Abu Nuwas for instance had insulted him by denying the fact that he was from the Arab descendent when he stated: O
The poems examined are: the Mu`allaqa by Imru' al-Qays, the Lamiyyat al-`Arab by al-Shanfara, the Mu`allaqa by Labid, three elegies by al-Khansa, a love poem by Jamil, a satire by Jarir, a wine poem by Abu Nuwas, a panegyric by Abu Tamman, a panegyric by al-Mutanabbi, a love poem by Ibn Zaydun, two zajals by Ibn Quzman, a Sufi poem by Ibn al-Farid, and a merchant poem by Baha' al-Din Zuahayr.
His drinking buddies are Abu Nuwas the gay poet, Jafar the vizier, and Masrur the executioner.