Yusuf al-Khal (December 25, 1917 – 1987) was a Lebanese poet of Syrian descent. He made his career largely in Lebanon. He was Greek Orthodox.
With Ali Ahmad Said (a.k.a. Adonis), al-Khal founded the magazine Shi'r ("Poetry") in Beirut in 1957. [Irwin, 24] His poetry has also been recognized in Near East poetry collections. (Nye, 76)
- al-Khal, Yusuf. The Flag of Childhood: Poems from The Middle East. “The Deserted Well” Ed. Naomi Shihab Nye. New York: Aladdin, 1998. 76.
- Irwin, Robert "An Arab Surrealist". The Nation, January 3, 2005, 23–24, 37–38.