My Lover Asks Me Poem by Nizar Qabbani

My Lover Asks Me

Rating: 3.5


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 OF THE POEM
Adriatik 11 August 2022

Deep emotion

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M Asim Nehal 24 October 2016

LOL......what a witty answer..........

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Tania S 29 December 2005

Oh wow, this is just amazing... I love this poem so so much

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Nizar Qabbani

Nizar Qabbani

Damascus / Syria
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