Ashkin Aldi

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Calligraphic chick

(After Yunus Emre)

Ashkin aldi, benden beni.
Bana seni, gerek seni.

(Repeat)
Ben yanarim, dunu gunu.
Bana seni, gerek seni.

Ne varilya sevinerim.
Ne yoklu’a yerinerim.

(Repeat)
Ashkin ile avunaram.
Bana seni, gerek seni.

Yunus durur benim adim.
Gun gechtikche artar odum.

(Repeat)
Iki jihanda maksudum.
Bana seni, gerek seni.

 

The more I learn the ways of love,
the more this anxious self dissolves.

(Repeat)
Wherever I look, you’re all I see.
It’s you within, it’s you I need.

Your hands have taken me from myself,
your voice has sung within my soul.

(Repeat)
Your melody has filled this reed.
It’s you within, it’s you I need.

Our lives are shaped by loving hands,
yet we attach our own demands.

(Repeat)
In these two worlds I’m incomplete.
It’s you I love, it’s you I need.

2017-01-29T15:53:23-04:00