Nazim Hikmet

(1902-1963 / Turkey)

Nazim Hikmet Poems

1. Optimistic Man 1/13/2003
2. Things I Didn't Know I Loved 1/13/2003
3. A Sad State Of Freedom 1/13/2003
4. On Living 1/13/2003
5. It's This Way 1/13/2003
6. Letter To My Wife 1/13/2003
7. A Spring Piece Left In The Middle 1/13/2003
8. Hymn To Life 1/13/2003
9. Some Advice To Those Who Will Serve Time In Prison 1/13/2003
10. Don Quixote 1/13/2003
11. Our Eyes 1/13/2003
12. Autobiography 1/13/2003
13. Letters From A Man In Solitary 1/13/2003
14. The Strangest Creature On Earth 1/13/2003
15. Regarding Art 1/13/2003
16. Angina Pectoris 1/13/2003
17. Last Will And Testament 1/13/2003
18. Lion In An Iron Cage 1/13/2003
19. Gioconda And Si-Ya-U 1/13/2003
20. About My Poetry 1/13/2003

Our Eyes

Our eyes
are limpid
drops of water.
In each drop exists
a tiny sign
of our genius
which has given life to cold iron.
Our eyes
are limpid

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