Nizar Qabbani

po_Quabbani-NizarNizar Tawfiq Qabbani (March 21, 1923 – April 30, 1998) was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher . His poetic style combines simplicity and elegance in exploring themes of love, eroticism, feminism, religion, and Arab nationalism. Qabbani is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world.


A MAN’S NATURE
Nizar Quabbani

A man needs one minute
to love a woman
and centuries to forget her.