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Best Arabic Poems

Below are the all-time best Arabic poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of arabic poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Brother
Livers
	bleed

lungs	
	gasp for breath


vessels of poetry
	read

pain disappears
	tears recede

love floats above the sea
	tides of sadness

recede
	planted in marshlands

seeds
	friendship bloomed

living for words
	no longer matters

I embrace my brother
	love his might

standing...

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Categories: africa, arabic, art, brother, friendship, introspection,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member My Favorite Word


My favorite word. . . now what could that be?
To choose it, I have to think so carefully.
If I choose by its meaning, I simply...

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Categories: arabic, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: arabic, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
Premium Member We are so Different
We are so different

I am smart, you are less so
I am a man, you are a woman
I am trump, you are poor
I am beautiful, you...

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Categories: arabic, child, forgiveness, life, loss, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Arabian Mist
"The Arabian Nights"

Underneath the oceans veil.
A mystery lies within.
Beyond Orion's belt, I shift my mind to sail.
Within, every constellation hides secrets of sin.

Allowing me, to...

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Categories: arabic, adventure, death, fantasy, husband, sensual, ,
Form: Couplet



Blue Solitude
The night lingers, yawning, 
Stretching its limbs across the sky;
It lies there so silently, so languidly
As if awaiting the early rays of morning
To come by-...

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Categories: arabic, devotion, faith, passionnight, prayer, me, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FOR MY UKHT AL-KUBRA
MY UKHT AL-KUBRA

I have one sister in my home
Sweet, loving, with open arms and heart
With dark brown eyes
And an inviting laugh
And a passion
For life.

I have...

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Categories: arabic, friendship, inspiration, love, sister, tribute,
Form: Prose Poetry
Transcendence
A tent of brightly coloured wool 
Along an effervescent pool
Filled with deliciously cool streams
This would last a week and I would surely weep
For in my...

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Categories: allusion, arabic, beauty, deep, depression, for
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Immigration Officer Asked Me
                        ...

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Categories: arabic, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Sea of Dreams
The skies become loud and dark
Raining bombs upon us
May god protect the civilians
Take away the rest in rivers red
Let the devils blood flow far from...

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Categories: angel, appreciation, arabic, beauty, death, dedication,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Invention of Zero
Zero.
By which nothing is divided.
No zero
no negative
no opposite
no hope
no Adam, no apple, no marriage, no morning.
No mirror
no knowledge
no God, no soul, no ear lobe, no...

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Categories: arabic, father, future, home, hope, math, morning,
Form: Verse
The Art of Attraction
I heard it said once
That attractive to an artist
Does not mean "pretty"
In the average sense
But more something that
Is interesting to look at
And makes you want...

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Categories: arabic, art, beauty, color, for him,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Marhaba
Ancient tombs, of long ago times
Byblos, the walled city, fortress and shrines
Shrouded in mystery, wisdom's, and thyme
The Phoenicians sailed from this very port
Their ships full...

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Categories: arabic, heaven, history, mystery,
Form: Light Verse
If Languages Were Instruments
If languages were instruments,
English, the language of my own America,
Would be something like a piano.
Each word is clear and sharp-
When we sing, the note does...

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Categories: arabic, international, language, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Diabolical
Insane
All of us
The two of us
The ménage of us

The rain drops fall inside our heads
Just the two of us
Crazy deluded creatures
crawling in the attics of...

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Categories: allusion, arabic, art, dedication, destiny, devotion,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Beautiful Beirut
As the moon smiles down on the sparkling Mediterranean
The gentle rolling hills
Reach bejeweled fingers into the sea
Spilling the overflow of sparkling lights
Onto fishing boats that...

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Categories: arabic, beautiful, city,
Form: Haibun
Haiku for the Color Red
As heat bursts around,
silence lets me ponder on,
where I left my phone....

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Categories: age, arabic, assonance, beach, bird, giggle,
Form: Haiku
Lament in Haiku Form for a Dead Eraser
Today I did stab,
an eraser so white, pure,
it did bleed blue ink....

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Categories: anger, arabic, black african american, business,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Civil War
This evening I listen to a Rock 'n' Roll band
Their track is Civil War, as our world now expands

To us it's the same size but...

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Categories: arabic, history, life, loss, people, places, political,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Chemical Affections
A child
Foaming at the mouth
Dying
Islam crying

Sunni tears
Shia tears
Drowning in each others fears
Off with the masks

Wear your smiles
Give heart and cheerful warmth
Not lectures and verse
Allow us...

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Categories: allah, angel, anger, angst, arabic, child,
Form: Free verse
Jerusalem expensive
Jerusalem expensive 

They took her by force and took it from under our feet They went out 
We love and we want, but their weapons...

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Categories: allah, arabic, art, assonance, culture, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Prophet Mohammed and Holy Quran Miracle
Every prophet comes with miracles...someone asks what were the miracles of prophet Mohammed(May peace be upon him), now I will be mentioning some of them...

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Categories: arabic, dedication, faith, peace, moon, peace,
Form: Rhyme
ONE THOUSAND AND ONE BOMBS ON BAGHDAD
We were accustomed to read one thousand 
And one night in Baghdad...
Tonight the glorious city-sky is sad,
It sounded bang! Bang 
Where is my mummy? Where...

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Categories: america, arabic, beauty, betrayal, conflict, islamic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Naked Places
Shall I undress my wounds?
Expose to you my darkest closet?
Prey tell who would dress my sorry heart
Inside of me
There is fear
Naked fear
You can not feel
Nor...

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Categories: arabic, art, character, life, muse, music,
Form: Free verse
Two Lenses
In the exuberant morning sun
Showcasing the self was an obsession
Cricket swimming jumping very high
Flying the kite high up in the blue sky

In the mellow glee...

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Categories: arabic, beautiful, beauty, blue, cheer up,
Form: Verse