(1923 - 1998 / Damascus / Syria)

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

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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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