Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Comments about Nizar Qabbani

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/27/2015 3:25:00 PM)

    O Sultan, my master, if my clothes are ripped and torn it is because your dogs with claws are allowed to tear me

    (Nizar Qabbani)

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  • Azad Bongobasi Azad Bongobasi (4/16/2015 2:03:00 AM)

    hell poet, I like your poem. from bangladesh

  • 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

My Lover Asks Me

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

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