SEPARATION If you pluck off the roses of my poems, one of the four seasons of my poetry will die. If you exclude love two of my seasons will die. If you take away the wheat three of my seasons will die. If you take away my liberty all the four seasons will die and I with them. Sherko Bekas Source : Kurdish Poems of Love and Liberty Desmond o' Grady - Agenda Editions Border: Gol Farang Bijar carpet, Eastern Kurdistan, wool on cotton, late 19th century.