Abd al Wahhab Al-Bayati

(1926–1999 / Baghdad)

The Birth of Unborn Cities Poem by Abd al Wahhab Al-Bayati


I am born in unborn cities
But in the night of the autumn of the Arab cities
Broken hearted I die.
I bury my love in Granada
I say:
'Nothing is victorious except love'
I burn my poetry and die.
On the sidewalks of exile
I arise after death
To beborn inunborn cities
And to die.

Submitted: Monday, September 16, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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