Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

My Lover Asks Me - Poem by Nizar Qabbani

My lover asks me:
"What is the difference between me and the sky?"
The difference, my love,
Is that when you laugh,
I forget about the sky.

Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown

Submitted by Noele Aabye

Comments about My Lover Asks Me by Nizar Qabbani

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/24/2016 2:35:00 PM)

    LOL......what a witty answer.......... (Report) Reply

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  • (12/29/2005 4:17:00 PM)

    Oh wow, this is just amazing... I love this poem so so much (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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