Values play important role for a nation to be a nation and maintain its existence for ages. A nation without values is doomed to become extinct. There are important studies conducted in recent years in Turkey on values and value education. At schools, education is given on values but the most important value to be emphasized should be the mother tongue awareness value. In all societies, raising the awareness of mother tongue is considered to be an important issue. Hence, the perception of the poets of Turkish World on the issue is of great importance. Turkish World is a big world including all Turks and the language used in this world is the mother tongue. The emphasis and sensitivity given to the mother tongue in the poems of the poets is of great importance. How they perceive the mother tongue and how they reflect their perceptions in their poems will reveal their opinions and sensitivities on the mother tongue of the Turkish World. Poet conceptualized in association with the spirit world and the words, assets ownership also brings. The native language of contemporary of Turkish poets is always at the forefront of sensitivity to the conclusion that has been reached.
The Turkish World, Mother Tongue, Value, Awareness, Contemporary