Zamanda geriye doğru yolculuk yapmanın en kısa yolu tarih okumaktır

 

 

Metin Önal Mengüşoğlu

(1947- …)

A Strange Reason For Living

I’m so lonely

If the clock strikes

Who is it?

 

When I miss

My aim

Living is just an excuse

To ease pain.

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