Read Me a Poem

“When I Love You” by Nizar Qabbani

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | July 4, 2023
kris krüg/Flickr
kris krüg/Flickr

Amanda Holmes reads Nizar Qabbani’s poem “When I Love You,” translated by Lena Jayyusi and Jack Collum. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.

This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.

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