Daily Archives: March 12, 2011

Remembering you is good, your hand forgotten upon a blue dress

Women's day celebrations, Istanbul-Kadikoy, pentax k10d

Women's day celebrations, Istanbul-Kadikoy, pentax k10d

 

Poems For Piraye (9 To 10 O’Clock Poems)

Remembering you is good
in prison
amid the news
of victory and death
as my fortieth year passes…

Remembering you is good
your hand
forgotten upon a blue dress
your hair
with the grave softness
of the earth of my beloved Istanbul.
This joy of loving you
is like a second person inside me…
The smell of geranium leaves
on your fingertips
warm and comforting
The invitation of your flesh
a hot
intense darkness
scored by vivid red lines…
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