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YOU ARE MY OBSESSION (part one)

Mesut Selvi 1957 (TURKEY)

I used to look for my love and happiness in my dreams.
I didn't use to find them and I used to write bad memories to my diary
I cameacross with you,and now,days and nights are unimportant for me
Now,you are my days and nights;I can't stand without thinking of you.
Sleeping,dreaming or waking up are not important for me,
I am not looking for happiness or cheerfulness,either,
I don't want to be rich,wealthy or a famous one any more.
Because you're my sleep,dream,happiness,joy,richness and my idol.
I don't care,watching the spring with its various,magnificient flowers
Living among lovers and singing birds in a sunny beautiful summer,
Walking among dry brown leaves,under the tired trees in the autumn,
I also don't care,playing snowballs in cotton white snowy winter,
Because you are my four seasons that I can live in them as I want.
Pennilessness,poorness,hopelessness,sorrow or pain is no matter for me
Even burning in hell or freezing on icebergs doesn't scare me.
Because of thinking of you,every minute,every day and night,
My friends say me,I am a fool,crazy and idiot one in this world,
When I think of you,none of their thoughts are important for me.
You are my obsession,I'm not complaining of you at any time,anywhere
Because I forget all of my troubles and suffers when I think of you.
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I was born in Ankara, Turkey; i educated all of my primary, secondary, high schools and also 4 years English Departmanı of Gazi University in Ankara Türkiye/TURKEY. I worked as an English Teacher in different Level Government High Schools of different cities of TURKEY. Now adays, i and my family live in İzmir City of Turkey. Although i am Boeing a retired English Teacher, i also work as a private English Teacher,Tutor and Translator for Private Turkish all type High School or University Students,Turkish TouristicalGroups and also Local Notary Offices/Buros, as an active Free teacher. more…

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