Nizar Qabbani

(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

Nizar Qabbani Poems

1. In The Summer 1/13/2003
2. Every Time I Kiss You 1/13/2003
3. Language 1/1/2004
4. Oh, My Love 1/13/2003
5. My Lover Asks Me 1/13/2003
6. Light Is More Important Than The Lantern 1/13/2003
7. I Have No Power 3/22/2010
8. The Trial 1/1/2004
9. Letter From Under The Sea 3/22/2010
10. A Brief Love Letter 3/22/2010
11. A Letter From A Stupid Woman 3/22/2010
12. Bread, Hashish And Moon 3/22/2010
13. Love Compared 3/22/2010
14. My Love (Do Not Ask Me) 3/22/2010
15. Jerusalem 3/22/2010
16. I Conquer The World With Words 3/22/2010
17. Five Letters To My Mother 3/22/2010
18. Barada 3/22/2010
19. Maritime Poem 3/22/2010
20. A Damascene Moon 3/22/2010

Oh, My Love

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

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