Zamanda geriye doğru yolculuk yapmanın en kısa yolu tarih okumaktır

 

 

Turgut Uyar

(1927-1985)

Obras Completas

for Lorca

 

We know now for certain

Blood shed in the name of the people

is like a knife

with a rosewood handle

beautiful between one’s teeth

in Spain

and everywhere…

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