Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Nizar Qabbani Poems

1. The Child Scribbles 9/12/2013
2. Two African Breasts 9/4/2013
3. Jogging 4/25/2014
4. Balqees 4/25/2014
5. My Angry Cat 9/12/2013
6. My Lady 9/6/2013
7. School Of Love 9/4/2013
8. Fragments From Notes On The Book Of Defeat 9/4/2013
9. Beirut, The Mistress Of The World 9/4/2013
10. I Am With Terrorism 9/4/2013
11. The Hasteners 3/22/2010
12. Damascus, What Are You Doing To Me? 9/4/2013
13. Verse 3/22/2010
14. We Are Accused Of Terrorism 3/29/2010
15. The Face Of Qana 3/22/2010
16. The Wrathful 3/22/2010
17. Between Us 9/4/2013
18. Your Body Is My Map 3/22/2010
19. On Entering The Sea 3/22/2010
20. Words 3/22/2010
21. The Epic Of Sadness 3/22/2010
22. Raise Me More Love... 3/29/2010
23. The Fortune Teller 3/22/2010
24. Sultan 3/22/2010
25. When I Love You 3/22/2010
26. Damascus, What Are You Doing To Me? 3/22/2010
27. When I Love 3/22/2010
28. Dialogue 3/22/2010
29. Five Letters To My Mother 3/22/2010
30. Clarification To My Poetry-Readers 3/22/2010
31. Maritime Poem 3/22/2010
32. A Damascene Moon 3/22/2010
33. I Conquer The World With Words 3/22/2010
34. Letter From Under The Sea 3/22/2010
35. Jerusalem 3/22/2010
36. My Love (Do Not Ask Me) 3/22/2010
37. A Letter From A Stupid Woman 3/22/2010
38. A Brief Love Letter 3/22/2010
39. A Lesson In Drawing 3/22/2010
40. Love Compared 3/22/2010
Best Poem of Nizar Qabbani

In The Summer

In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
And think of you
Had I told the sea
What I felt for you,
It would have left its shores,
Its shells,
Its fish,
And followed me.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


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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
What I felt for you,
It would have left its shores,
Its shells,
Its fish,
And followed me.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


Submitted by Noele Aabye

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