Treasure Island

Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Dialogue


Do not say my love was
A ring or a bracelet.
My love is a siege,
Is the daring and headstrong.
Who, searching sail out to their death.

Do not say my love was
A moon.
My love is a burst of sparks.

Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010

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