Táhirih, The Pure One, Qurrat al-'Ayn Poet too, Solace of the Eyes, they say In 17 the same year as Husayn Veiled in soft silk proclaiming a new day Alí granted you a staunch, steadfast Faith Striking intellect, beauty, and mission Vivid dreaming what the Surih saith The path to equality: your vision Cover your hair in shame of womanhood Uncover it for emancipation Freedom from Iranian clergy would Prevent your early white expiration
Martyrdom is a choice then it's over A longing to reach the Friend and Lover
Famously saying "You can **** me as soon as you like, but you cannot stop the emancipation of women!" Tahiríh, known as the Pure One, was a follower of the Báb and one of the Letters of the Living. She was the only female Letter of the Living, and the only one to not actually meet the Báb in person.