Who is Nizar Qabbani

Nizar Tawfiq Qabbani (Arabic: نزار توفيق قباني‎ Nizār Tawfīq Qabbānī) (21 March 1923 – 30 April 1998) was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher. His poetic style combines simplicity and elegance in exploring themes of love, eroticism, feminism, religion, and Arab nationalism. Qabbani is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world, and is considered to be Syria's National Poet.

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Nizar Qabbani Poems

  • Bread, Hashish And Moon.
    When the moon is born in the east,
    And the white rooftops drift asleep
    Under the heaped-up light,
    People leave their shops and march forth in groups ...
  • I Have No Power
    "I have no power to change you
    or explain your ways
    Never believe a man can change a woman
    Those men are pretenders ...
  • When I Love You
    When I love you
    A new language springs up,
    New cities, new countries discovered.
    The hours breathe like puppies, ...
  • School Of Love
    Your love taught me how to grieve,
    And for centuries I needed a woman to make me grieve,
    I needed a woman
    To make me cry on her shoulders like a bird, ...
  • Two African Breasts
    Let me find time
    to welcome in this love
    that comes unbid.
    Let me find time ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Nizar Qabbani

I Love You 31 Love 31 Water 18 Woman 15 Children 14 World 14 Sea 14 God 13 Time 12 History 12


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  • Arshwani2: all words in the dictionaries, letters, and novels died. i want to discover a way to love you without words. nizar qabbani
  • Sufistan: not everything in heart can be said so god created sighs, tears, long sleep and cold smile. nizar qabbani
  • Yannyheaven: bought myself a copy of nizar qabbani's arabian love poems book and im so excited to get it pls
  • Maharmuzafarali: "don't love deeply, till you make sure that the other part loves you with the same depth, because the depth of your love today, is the depth of your wound tomorrow." ~ nizar qabbani
  • Northren_blood: nietzsche and nizar qabbani too!
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