The new gypsy

by Aziz Isa 

Rain – 
Falling all day. 
I am on the train- 
Feeling my soul- 
Seeing my world. 
This might be another year- 
Taken away from me again- 
Without telling a word. 

But I am the traveller- 
The newest gypsy- 
Wandering around the world 
Finding my way home 
Whether it’s snow or rain. 

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The Spring Bird

Aziz Isa Ëlkun

Adding to my early morning mood
A bird sings to the spring
Pink-white apricot blossom
My heart misses my lover

Timid birds on the white blossom
Sing a joyful song of life
Bright sun reflected on each petal
A teasing breeze greets the spring

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A Question to the New Year

Aziz Isa Ëlkun

New Year has come, the old year has passed,
A page of life has been torn out.
I ask myself quietly-
Where has the value of life gone?

I have passed forty years …
But have not yet achieved my desire.
I live stretching out my hand towards hope-
Placing myself close to my suffering people.

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