Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

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  • Rookie - 0 Points isam Abdelrahman (8/31/2012 2:47:00 AM)

    It was the Egyptian Abdulhaleem Hafiz the most popular singer in the Arab countries that time who popularized Nizar lyrics

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When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
Should a woman
desiring her lover
lie down with
grammarians and linguists?

I said nothing
to the woman I loved
but gathered
love's adjectives into a suitcase
and fled from all languages.

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