Abu Nuwas

(756–814 / Ahvaz)

Love In Bloom - Poem by Abu Nuwas

I die of love for him, perfect in every way,
Lost in the strains of wafting music.
My eyes are fixed upon his delightful body
And I do not wonder at his beauty.
His waist is a sapling, his face a moon,
And loveliness rolls off his rosy cheek
I die of love for you, but keep this secret:
The tie that binds us is an unbreakable rope.
How much time did your creation take, O angel?
So what! All I want is to sing your praises.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 27, 2014


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