Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Every Time I Kiss You


Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
I feel
I am putting a hurried love letter
In a red mailbox.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


Submitted by Noele Aabye

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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