طُوبَاكِ

مَرَّتَ بِنَا سَحَراً طَيْرٌ فَقُلْتُ لَهَا

طُوبَاكِ يَا لَيْتَنَا إيَّاكِ طُوبَاكِ

(ابن المعتز)

A flock of birds with us at dawn passed,
so I said to them:
Pure peace to you! O that we as you!
Pure peace to you!
(ibn al-Mo’tazz)

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