Your Eyes Say Stay
(Ahmet Selcuk Ilkan)
How kinda farewell is this, what kinda goodbye / Your eyes saying stay, your lips saying goYour look key, your eyes lock / Your hands say open, your lips say goSeperation is river with no turn back / Loneliness is a ruined deserted cityWho knows how many love turned to ash like that / Your tears say stay, your lips goIf I go, won't turn back / If I stay, will be beaten to my heartI couldnt understand you, will go mad / Your eyes say stay, your lips say goOur pictures are taken over walls? / Our names become strangers?How about our crazy nights? / Memories say stay, your lips say goThis novel, too, maybe ends soon / What loves ruined from pride and coynessAgain melodies cry from the Hejaz / Songs say stay, your lips say go(http://www.turkishclass.com/poem_197)
A Frosty NightRobert GravesMother: Alice, dear, what ails you,/Dazed and white and shaken?Has the chill night numbed you?/Is it fright you have taken?Alice: Mother I am very well,/I felt never better;Mother, do not hold me so,/Let me write my letter.Mother: Sweet, my dear, what ails you?/Alice: No, but I am well.The night was cold and frosty,/There's no more to tell.Mother: Ay, the night was frosty,/Coldly gaped the moon,Yet the birds seemed twittering/Through green boughs of June.Soft and thick the snow lay,/Stars danced in the sky.Not all the lambs of May-day/Skip so bold and high.Your feet were dancing, Alice,/Seemed to dance on air,You looked a ghost or angel/In the starlight there.Your eyes were frosted starlight,/Your heart, fire, and snow.Who was it said 'I love you?'/Alice: Mother, let me go!