Treasure Island

Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Poems of Nizar Qabbani

21. Jerusalem 3/22/2010
22. Jogging 4/25/2014
23. Language 1/1/2004
24. Letter From Under The Sea 3/22/2010
25. Light Is More Important Than The Lantern 1/13/2003
26. Love Compared 3/22/2010
27. Maritime Poem 3/22/2010
28. My Angry Cat 9/12/2013
29. My Lady 9/6/2013
30. My Love (Do Not Ask Me) 3/22/2010
31. My Lover Asks Me 1/13/2003
32. Oh, My Love 1/13/2003
33. On Entering The Sea 3/22/2010
34. Raise me more love... 3/29/2010
35. School of Love 9/4/2013
36. Sultan 3/22/2010
37. The Child Scribbles 9/12/2013
38. The Epic Of Sadness 3/22/2010
39. The Face Of Qana 3/22/2010
40. The Fortune Teller 3/22/2010

My Lover Asks Me

My lover asks me:
"What is the difference between me and the sky?"
The difference, my love,
Is that when you laugh,
I forget about the sky.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


Submitted by Noele Aabye

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