The poet Tarfa bin Al-Abd

The poet Tarfa bin Al-Abd is Tarfa bin Al-Abd bin Sufyan bin Saad bin Malik bin Bakr bin Wael, and Tarfa is just a nickname for him. His share of his father’s legacy, but despite that he was one of the upper class among the poets, for the splendor of his poetry and the eloquence of his tongue, so that many sources agreed that he is the youngest poets in age, he was raised on poetry from his early childhood, the elder Marqash is his father’s uncle, and the younger Marqash is his uncle , and his uncle groped, and his sister Al-Kharang is a poet as well.[1]

The poetry of Tarfa bin Al-Abd

The poet Tarfa bin al-Abd was one of the youngest poets in age, but despite that he wrote what other poets, older than him and more knowledgeable about poetry, did not write. In his verses, and what he excelled in the most is the poetry of satire, wisdom, pride, enthusiasm, and more as well from the poetry of wisdom that he derives from his life and experiences from the treatment of his relatives to him, and it was the most wise for death and life, and at the same time he was a lot of blame for the stingy rich who do not spend To enjoy life, here are the famous verses of Tarfa:[2]What do you see with money and a rose in you?

The children were young, and Wardah was absent

The children were young, and Wardah was absent

The children were young, and Wardah was absent

The children were young, and Wardah was absent

A great thing may send a small one

Until the blood keeps flowing for him

Until the blood keeps flowing for him

Until the blood keeps flowing for him

Until the blood keeps flowing for him

Injustice separated Hayy Wael

Bakr Tsaqhaa Almanaya beat

Bakr Tsaqhaa Almanaya beat

Bakr Tsaqhaa Almanaya beat

Bakr Tsaqhaa Almanaya beat

The death of Tarfa bin Al-Abd

Tarfa bin Al-Abd was in contact with King Amr bin Hind, and he was one of his regrets. One time, King Tarfa sent a message to his worker (Al-Mukaber) in Oman and Bahrain, and the content of this message stated the killing of Tarfa; Because of what was reported to the king that Tarfa satirize him with verses of poetry, Al-Makbar carried out the king’s orders and killed Tarfa, and he was not more than twenty-six years old when he was killed.[3]

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  1. ↑ “Torfa bin al-Abed”, al-hakawati.la.utexas.edu, accessed on March 12, 2019. act.
  2. ↑ Omar Farroukh, “Torfa bin al-Abed”, almerja.com, accessed on March 12, 2019. act.
  3. ↑ Khair Al-Din Al-Zarkali (2002), Al-Alam (15th Edition), Beirut: House of Science for Millions, p. 225, Part III. act.

The poet Tarfa bin Al-Abd