Nizar Qabbani

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Qabbani was revered by generations of Arabs for his sensual and romantic verse. His work was featured not only in his two dozen volumes of poetry and in regular contributions to the Arabic-language newspaper Al Hayat, but in lyrics sung by Lebanese and Syrian vocalists who helped popularize his work.

Through a lifetime of writing, Qabbani made ...
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In The Summer
In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
And think of you
Had I told the sea
Every Time I Kiss You
Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
I feel
I am putting a hurried love letter
When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
Should a woman
desiring her lover
Light Is More Important Than The Lantern
Light is more important than the lantern,
The poem more important than the notebook,
And the kiss more important than the lips.
My letters to you
Oh, My Love
Oh, my love
If you were at the level of my madness,
You would cast away your jewelry,
Sell all your bracelets,


Faisal 19 March 2019
i already know arabic
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julia stein 23 January 2019
Oh my! Those poems make me want to learn arabic so bad. In the meantime, I keep a little bit of arabic with me everyday with shirts. and cheers to more arabic poems.
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aurthar 23 December 2018
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Nizar 27 October 2018
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karim 24 April 2018
can any one help me to do my research paper about the emotional language and terms of Nizar Qabbani in english
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Bassam Sroujy 05 February 2018
NizarQabbani is one of thebest poets in world
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Ahmed77 07 December 2017
Translate a poem I hate to poetry Nizar Qabbani
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Fabrizio Frosini 27 December 2015
O Sultan, my master, if my clothes are ripped and torn it is because your dogs with claws are allowed to tear me (Nizar Qabbani)
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isam Abdelrahman 31 August 2012
It was the Egyptian Abdulhaleem Hafiz the most popular singer in the Arab countries that time who popularized Nizar lyrics
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