Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Oh, My Love

Poem by Nizar Qabbani

Oh, my love
If you were at the level of my madness,
You would cast away your jewelry,
Sell all your bracelets,
And sleep in my eyes.

Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown

Submitted by Noele Aabye

Comments about Oh, My Love by Nizar Qabbani

  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (5/14/2018 7:35:00 AM)

    jeweleries and your adornement are not necessary. simply sleep in me....... very good poem. tony(Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/24/2016 2:36:00 PM)

    Height of love.......10+++(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003