Daily Archives: February 1, 2011

We came here wearing summer clothes in winter

Balat, Istanbul, 2007, pentax k10d

Balat, Istanbul, 2007, pentax k10d

some photos from my 2007 archive.  “wearing summer clothes in winter …  ”

We came here wearing summer clothes in winter
Hearts of sunshine in the cold
Your family rented this apartment
You’d watch the street lamps from your perch
In the sacramental hour your stepfather in black
Preached the fire of the Pentecostal Church
No one knows you like I do
Nobody can know your heart the way I do
No one can testify to all that you’ve been through
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