On Living

Take a look at this poem by Nazim Hikmet, On Living. It loses something in being translated from the original Turkish, but there’s enough of an echo here of what is one of my favorite poems that I have to recommend it. And it’s a very secular view of life, just to make it relevant to this blog, but I almost hesitate to say so — it’s not like whether I enjoy something has a whole lot to do with whether I wholeheartedly agree with it…

About Taner Edis

Professor of physics at Truman State University


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