Iconic Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani is one of the most influential voices in the history of Arabic literature. His pioneering style and unmatched literary talent helped shape what we know as contemporary Arabic poetry.
Qabbani's timeless and universal poetry transcended both time and culture, touching hearts and enriching minds across the world to this day and allowing him to remain one of the most widely-read poets.
Qabbani wrote about everything from love, grief and identity to feminism and Arab nationalism. These are 14 beautiful quotes from his poetry about love.