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Monday, January 13, 2003

In The Summer

Rating: 3.3
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
Nizar Qabbani
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Castellenas John 20 March 2019
A amazing poem for the sea, wandering and enjoying life.
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Nirmala 19 February 2019
Very simple but catching
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Iftekhar Ifti 15 February 2019
Summer is always adorable in sea-shore area
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 02 December 2018
Brilliant write in its simplicity. The power of love has been captured so beautifully. Superb imagery.
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Nice.Had I told the sea what I felt for you.....it would have followed me. very good
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Mounir Khelifa 04 May 2018
To picture the ocean leaving its bed and walking behind the love-struck poet, as a poodle would trot behind its master, is a ridiculous image
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Glen Kappy 05 June 2017
lovely in its simplicity, but huge in its hyperbole. -gk
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Rajnish Manga 05 June 2017
Lovely romantic musings in the backdrop of a soothing sea-shore scene. Thanks, Nizar.
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