Zamanda geriye doğru yolculuk yapmanın en kısa yolu tarih okumaktır

 

 

Kemal Sayar

  (1966- … )

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If they let me I would g oto sleep says Ahmet

If they let me I would go away

and hunt lizards

If they let me I would eat carob

and would not meddle with the world’s wars

If they let me I would g oto sleep

 

Somewhere… to be there

and the deep pleasure of going away.

(Translated by Mevlut Ceylan, 101Poems by 101Poets An Anthology of Turkish Poetry)