Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Every Time I Kiss You

Poem by Nizar Qabbani

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


Comments about Every Time I Kiss You by Nizar Qabbani

  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (7/21/2019 1:24:00 AM)

    A kiss! ! ! !
    Like a hurried love letter!

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.(Report)Reply

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  • Britte NinadBritte Ninad (5/23/2019 2:18:00 AM)

    on the mouth of yellow envelop
    I find love fragrance
    I wet it by kiss(Report)Reply

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  • mark sephatmark sephat (5/30/2018 8:30:00 AM)

    what a brilliant message about kissing....(Report)Reply

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  • Sylvaonyema UbaSylvaonyema Uba (4/21/2018 9:47:00 AM)

    ... a hurried love letter

    Short and simple.

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  • Subhas Chandra ChakraSubhas Chandra Chakra (11/19/2017 10:57:00 AM)

    How great a real time kisser you are, brave heart.(Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (4/9/2017 3:08:00 AM)

    What a fantastic idea. Kissing feels like putting a love letter in a red mail box. Thanks.(Report)Reply

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  • Dr.subhendu KarDr.subhendu Kar (9/22/2008 11:12:00 PM)

    simply wonderful...........(Report)Reply

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  • Maroun Sadek (3/20/2008 1:18:00 PM)

    hi badde foot 3ala kel 2assayed nizar bass ma 3am ba3reff isa fikoun terechdouni(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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