Zamanda geriye doğru yolculuk yapmanın en kısa yolu tarih okumaktır

 

 

Feyyaz Kayacan Fergar

(1919-1993)

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Sometimes

we tend to speak

with uninhabited tongues-

 

words turn into hearses

and our hands, our eyes

never seem to take place

 

only poems

grow longer.

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