I no longer know the difference between image and reality


istanbul tulip festival 2009, istanbul lale festivali 2009

istanbul tulip festival 2009, istanbul lale festivali 2009

I Am and I Am Not

I’m drenched
in the flood
which has yet to come

I’m tied up
in the prison
which has yet to exist

Not having played
the game of chess
I’m already the checkmate

Not having tasted
a single cup of your wine
I’m already drunk

Not having entered
the battlefield
I’m already wounded and slain

I no longer
know the difference
between image and reality

Like the shadow
I am
And
I am not

Mevlana

Pentax K10D, at Istanbul

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