Beauty by Partaw Naderi
'Beauty' is a poem by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw Naderi.
Partaw Naderi was born in Badakhshan a northern province of Afghanistan in 1331 . He studied in his birthplace and graduated from the Faculty of Sciences at Kabul University in 1354 . He was imprisoned in the notorious Pul-e-Charki prison by the Soviet-backed regime for three years in the 1970s shortly after he’d begun to write poetry.
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