ZB (December / )

In The Summer

In the summer
I stretch out on the shore
And think of you
Had I told the sea
What I felt for you,
It would have left its shores,
Its shells,
Its fish,
And followed me.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


Submitted by Noele Aabye

by Nizar Qabbani

Comments (15)

A amazing poem for the sea, wandering and enjoying life.
Very simple but catching
Summer is always adorable in sea-shore area
Brilliant write in its simplicity. The power of love has been captured so beautifully. Superb imagery.
Nice.Had I told the sea what I felt for you.....it would have followed me. very good
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