Daily Archives: May 14, 2010

old frames, Balat-Fener

old houses, Balat-Fener

old houses, Balat-Fener

blue door, Balat

old fabric house, Balat-Fener, Eski bir ev, pentax k10d

old fabric house, Balat-Fener, Eski bir ev, pentax k10d

red tulips : I’ll go on living in your thoughts

red tulips, kırmızı laleler

red tulips, kırmızı laleler

On The Fifth Day Of A Hunger Strike

My brothers,
Forgive me if I’m unable to say
honestly and straightforwardly
all that I would like to say to you
I’m drunk, my head is light, it spins,
not from raki
but from hunger.
My brothers,
I’m European, I’m Asian, I’m American,
In this month of May
I’m not in jail or on a hunger strike,
But lying at night in a meadow
With your eyes as near to mine as the stars
And your hands in mine as a single hand
like the hand of my mother
like the hand of my helpmate
like the hand of life.
My brothers,
You, at least, have never abandoned me,
Not me or my country or my people.
I know that you love me and love what’s ours
As I love you and love what’s yours.
And for this
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red tulips : regarding art

red tulips from Istanbul Tulip Festival 2010, Emirgan Park,  2010 İstanbul Lale festivali'nde Emirgan Parkından kırmızı laleler, pentax k10d

red tulips from Istanbul Tulip Festival 2010, Emirgan Park, 2010 İstanbul Lale festivali'nde Emirgan Parkından kırmızı laleler, pentax k10d

Regarding Art

Sometimes, I, too, tell the ah’s
of my heart one by one
like the blood-red beads
of a ruby rosary strung
on strands of golden hair!

But my
poetry’s muse
takes to the air
on wings made of steel
like the I-beams
of my suspension bridges!
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Samatya square

fisher market on Samatya square, Samatya meydanında balıkçılar,  İstanbul , pentax k10d

fisher market on Samatya square, Samatya meydanında balıkçılar, İstanbul , pentax k10d

plants on river side

plants

plants

while walking on  river side (Küçüksu river)  I’ve seen a small mosque and some flower

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Küçüksu deresi (Kucuksu river)

Küçüksu deresi, Kucuksu river, Anadolu Hisarı, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Küçüksu deresi, Kucuksu river, Anadolu Hisarı, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Kucuksu stands for “small water”. This name was given to the palace because there is a small river nearby

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