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Bejan Matur

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Bejan Matur

Bejan Matur was born in 1968. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at Ankara University. She published her award-winning first poetry collection Ruzgâr Dolu Konaklar (Windswept Mansions) in 1996. Matur depicts the enchanting world of the East Anatolian migrants in lyrical, at times, heart-rending poems. Her second poetry collection Tanri Gormesin Harflerimi (God Must Not See My Letters) appeared in 1999.

Articles by Bejan Matur

Women
By Bejan Matur
With their blue tattoosAnd bruises from endless mourningsThey stand still looking at the fireThey all shiver when the wind blowsTheir breasts bend to the earthCarrying burning wood in their handsOld as…
Translated from Turkish by Suat Karantay