Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov read his own poems on the air of all three channels of the national television. "I have presented you a selection of poems from my new poetic work entitled "The Spring of Inspiration." I hope that you will express your opinion about it," the president said after the 1.5-hour recitation in the Palace of Rukhiet. The Turkmen president rests and writes poems there in the residence.
The president wrote poems about his love to the fatherland, about the greatest figures in the history of the Turkmen nation, about the president's own perception of the natural beauty and human values. Local residents applauded to the president's every keen and witted word.
"Saparmurat Niyazov has a gift in poetry," the book about the childhood and youth of the Turkmen president says. "He dedicated his first poem to his mother, who died in an earthquake in Ashkhabad."
The above-mentioned collection of the Turkmen president's poems is slated to be released in the beginning of October. Every deputy of the national parliament will have a copy of the book on their desks.