Who is Nazim Hikmet

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Nazim Hikmet Poems

  • Lion In An Iron Cage
    Look at the lion in the iron cage,
    look deep into his eyes:
    like two naked steel daggers
    they sparkle with anger. ...
  • Regarding Art
    Sometimes, I, too, tell the ah's
    of my heart one by one
    like the blood-red beads
    of a ruby rosary strung ...
  • Our Eyes
    Our eyes
    are limpid
    drops of water.
    In each drop exists ...
  • You
    You are my enslavement and my freedom
    You are my flesh burning like a raw summer night
    You are my country
    You are the green silks in hazel eyes ...
  • Gioconda And Si-ya-u
    to the memory of my friend SI-YA-U,
    whose head was cut off in Shanghai

    A CLAIM ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Nazim Hikmet

Live 14 I Love You 13 Love 13 Life 12 World 11 Long 11 Heart 11 Never 11 Water 11 Head 10


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  • Firesermonn: nâzim hikmet, from “things i didn’t know i loved” tr. by deniz perin,
  • Raj65025523: your meanness, treachery of hypocrisy, shit, in short, being able to enjoy life in a period when the sentence is rotten and horse-ridden is only the happiness of the weak. nazim hikmet
  • Kemnomu: 1. “i am the body next to but unlike yours. you already know me. you already know what i’m made of” — rachel zucker 2. “the joy of loving you is like a second person inside me” — nazim hikmet
  • Kardelencutie: turkish modernist poet nazim hikmet, who as an avowed marxist, was sentenced to jail many times for his political activities ❤️❤️
  • Lukegra25282315: turkey/isis leader erdogan pretend that he is communist by reading communist poet nazim hikmet's poem on the anniversary of hiroshima - this same dictator also claims he represents kurds while genocide them, killing them, prison them and raping them.
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Look yonder, ah! methinks mine eyes do see
Clouds edged with silver, as fine garments be;
They look as if they saw that golden face
That makes black clouds most beautiful with grace.
Unto the saints' sweet incense, or their prayer,
These smoky curdled clouds I do compare.
For as these clouds seem edged, or laced with gold,
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