Where

are you?

Around me

in books

on screens

a picture, an image.

Has – ret. A small word

Emotions

so many

in the waters

over the bridge.

A bridge? From here to there

–         binding,

bringing together.

Nostalgia

longing

to me it is hasret. Mine.

Note:

  • Hasret means nostalgia, longing. I saw it in a title of a song and I loved how it sounded. I have to thank Merve Oflaz who introduced me to this composer and Dincer Demir who gave me the exact definition of the word.

Here is the music and its title that inspired the poem: