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Someone wrote about the custom of wearing a veil and it set me thinking how superficially we examine this.I spent some time in Libya, in the arab quarters not with other service personel, they opened their hearts to me , unlike some westerners who vlaue their privacy so highly they let no one in - despite their sexy revealing attire..

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Water_witch-2by Abigael28 Apr 2014

From Hijab to Burqa

Only the eyes have it, are they open ?
What do they see, are they wide open ?
Is it only a piece of cloth that separates
you from me ? Or does it run deeper ?
So very deep, it takes more than clothes
to conceal the essence of your true soul
and the awesome power of vulnerability.
I can still see the windows of your soul
and love reveals your humanity to me .