My Lover Asks Me

My lover asks me:
"What is the difference between me and the sky?"
The difference, my love,
Is that when you laugh,
I forget about the sky.


Translated by B. Frangieh And C. Brown


Submitted by Noele Aabye

by Nizar Qabbani

Comments (2)

But the wild goat bounding on the barren hill Droops in the grassy pen..................................10
I can smell Maya Angelou in these beautiful poem of freedom in (I Will Rise) .