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February 3, 2009

Qabbani

Filed under: literature, photography, poetry — Tags: , , , — mercurialme @ 11:10 am

man and woman kissing

You ask for the date
of my birth?
Write this down.
It was the day you loved me
and gave me our first kiss.

….Nizar Qabbani

translated by Diana Der Hovanessian and lena Jayyusi

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