Nizar Qabbani

Bio: 

Nizar Qabbani (1923-1998) was a Syrian poet.


Articles by this Author
An Invitation for the Fifth of June

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For the fifth year you come to us
lugging a burlap sack on your back, barefoot,
on your face the sadness of heavens
and the pain of Hussein.
We’ll receive you at every airport
with flower...

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