Treasure Island

Metin Sahin

(28.03.1943 / balı kesir turkey)

the ROAD TO illumination

angry with my being
but when i go and leave
and dissapear
it embraces my absence silently
it neither approaches thoroughly
nor leaves and go away completely
i am following a light
i am after a light
it flows into me
like an ablutions towel of my mother
like a wet funeral courtyard of a mosgue
and like the water in ablution fountains
you cannot shape it
you cannot make a form of it
you cannot grap it with your hands
you cannot look at it with your bare eyes
sometimes it makes you blind
you cannot taste it with your tongues
when it is near
it suddenly becomes very far and far
when you think it is your comrade to you
it suddenly turns out to be a bit foe
it is the gaze of a beloved
it is the lighting candle of a muezzin in the mosgue
evry beat of pülseis illuminated with light
every being goes towards it
even the eternity too
my bosom also goes towards that light
the sick lie in bed with hope with it
the sun sets down in the horizon with it
every planet in the universe revolves and spins in light
my worries and troubles begin and relieve with it
i am after a light
i am searching
i am in a light
i am following a light

Submitted: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Edited: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (the ROAD TO illumination by Metin Sahin )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members.. Updates

New Poems

  1. Dear Daughter, Dean Meredith
  2. That ugly frustration, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. Dorian Gray, Nassy Fesharaki
  4. Reality Is, Esther Thornburg
  5. Our days are clearly well-known, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. Life, samuel sannoh
  7. Blind, Blind, Naveed Khalid
  8. A ripple's life, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  9. What is this world of ours ماهذا العالم .., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. Sinners الاثمون, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »


Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell


Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Autumn Song, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]