About Yahya Kemal BeyatliRead best Yahya Kemal Beyatli poems. He was a leading Turkish poet and writer. Yahya Kemal’s poetry is influenced by music, because he composed with concepts borrowed from Turkish music. The central thought that runs through Beyatl?’s poems and prose is that the Turkish nation is fashioned with the sweat and tears of the heartland. Even his love poems featured stylized historical and cultural values. Here are some of his most famous texts.