Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Poems of Nizar Qabbani

1. A Brief Love Letter 3/22/2010
2. A Damascene Moon 3/22/2010
3. A Lesson In Drawing 3/22/2010
4. A Letter From A Stupid Woman 3/22/2010
5. Balqees 4/25/2014
6. Barada 3/22/2010
7. Beirut, The Mistress of the World 9/4/2013
8. Between us 9/4/2013
9. Bread, Hashish And Moon 3/22/2010
10. Clarification To My Poetry-Readers 3/22/2010
11. Damascus, What Are You Doing to Me? 3/22/2010
12. Damascus, What Are You Doing to Me? 9/4/2013
13. Dialogue 3/22/2010
14. Every Time I Kiss You 1/13/2003
15. Five Letters To My Mother 3/22/2010
16. Fragments From Notes On The Book Of Defeat 9/4/2013
17. I am with terrorism 9/4/2013
18. I Conquer The World With Words 3/22/2010
19. I Have No Power 3/22/2010
20. In The Summer 1/13/2003

Language

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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