By Çınar Ekiz
en gerçek düş the only true dream
kelebeğin düşüdür; is the butterfly’s;
uyanmadan ölür. before awaking, it dies.
gelip gökkuşağını al come and take the rainbow
güneş yağmurla when the sun is
sevişirken. making love to the rain.
Endülüs’te bir akşamdır it is an evening in Andalus
ve doğudan and your hair
batar saçların. from the east goes down.
Çınar Ekiz writes poems and haikus which have been published in many Turkish literary journals, including Peyniraltı Literary Journal, The Lacivert Journal of Tales and Poems, and Akatalpa. Further to this, he has a published novel called Cats are Like the Blues.