Treasure Island

Metin Sahin

(28.03.1943 / balı kesir turkey)

I WANT TO LOVE


I want to smile
as I want
free
when i have the chance
when I am able to smile
let the rain not fall from eyes like a shower
anymore
only let it drizzle slowly
when I am glad and happy
let not my senses get blunt
let me love...let me be loved
when I am able to love
let me live my love freely
let my loves not be hidden
in secret corners and deep..hidden places and pits
let my heart not be stamped and sealed
let me openit to the ones who love me
and to my love
and not hinder my freedom
of to be loved to love
let me not it inside hold
even if my hand-cuffs are made of gold

Ferda BAYKAL...translation Metin SAHIN

Submitted: Sunday, January 15, 2012

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  • Unwritten Soul (1/19/2012 9:33:00 AM)

    All great things like smile, love and peace is free not even cost any cent...so you always can bring it in your days any time and for all of us, what we need to do is more promotion about this free gifts; smile, love and peace...such beautiful things to wear in life! nice poem, translation done very nice Metin! _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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