Optimistic Man


yellow tulips and red tulips from Istanbul Tulip Festival by Pentax K10D

yellow tulips and red tulips from Istanbul Tulip Festival by Pentax K10D

taken by Pentax K10D, at Istanbul

Optimistic Man

as a child he never plucked the wings off flies
he didn’t tie tin cans to cats’ tails
or lock beetles in matchboxes
or stomp anthills
he grew up
and all those things were done to him
I was at his bedside when he died
he said read me a poem
about the sun and the sea
about nuclear reactors and satellites
about the greatness of humanity

Nazim Hikmet

from Kamil Ergüler

One response to “Optimistic Man

  1. yasamak bir aga� gibi tek ve h�r ve bir orman gibi kardes�esine

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