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Behçet Necatigil


The Wager

It looks like

Our wager will take some time


Leaving work and occupation

I moved to a house facing the cemetery


Death you cannot cheat me

The wager is stil on

(Translated by Feyyaz Kayacan Fergar, 101Poems by 101Poets An Anthology of Turkish Poetry)