Tag Archives: Şiir

Tree and Ivy

Here, in this old infirmary, There stayed two young lovers. The girl’s room was dark, The boy’s smaller. Every morning, they met in the courtyard, A sandglass was their timer. Fairies surrounded the girl, The boy rode a magical horse. … Continue reading

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Mirror

The mirror a blind person holds in his hand, Reflects his face to him And he touches it, Searching quietly for his eyes. My eyes, O God, where are my eyes? In which rivers, which floods? Curtains, wherever I turn … Continue reading

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Tete-a-tete

Two roses blossoming in a vase, Delicate lace fern in a pot. My heart, a nightingale as it views the roses, As I look at the pot, a feeling of joy inside me. Storm, howling, blizzard outside, You could almost … Continue reading

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By Night

In the dark by night I cast my voice into the water Instantly, the boat sailing in the sea Became a song In the dark by night I smiled at a cloud Suddenly, the rain falling on your hair Became … Continue reading

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The Bell at the Gate

One day, before your hand reaches the railings, The bell clangs, trembles. As seasons have gone by, Let me be called by this sound… Pass quickly under the boughs, along the sandy path, The steps are opposite, As you jump … Continue reading

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Princess Mehlika

Seven young men in love with Princess Mehlika Set out at night from the city’s gate; Seven young men were all Madly in love with Princess Mehlika Enchanted, since like a phantom She appeared in their dreams, To Mount Qaf, … Continue reading

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A Far Away Village

A far away village, Our village. Even though we don’t go there, It’s our village. A far away house, Our house. Even though we don’t live there, It’s our house. A far away sound, Our sound. Even though we don’t … Continue reading

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