I gather old things,
Gather and make them into stars.
If music is the manna of love,
I just love music.
I write poems.
I write poems and gather old things,
Swapping old things for music.
I wish I were a fish in a bottle of gin.
translated by George Messo
5 thoughts on “I gather old things by Orhan Veli Kanık”
Most beautiful poem ,dear!!all gather something to live their life in enchanting way.am i true?dear leonardo!!
Yes, you are.
Glad you like it.