Zamanda geriye doğru yolculuk yapmanın en kısa yolu tarih okumaktır

 

 

Edip Cansever

(1928-1986)

Eyes

It seems nothing can provoke

Our iner silence

No sound no word nothing

The eyes bring out the eyes!

 

Nothing else but this unites us

A leaf touching another leaf

So close and so docile

The hands bring out the hands!

 

In our age is an opposotion

Let us unite to cast two single shadows…

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