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The Birth of Modern Poetry

The Birth of Modern Poetry

E. E. Cummings is an American poet who had witnessed two world wars. He had lived in a time period when “the old world” was…
Gesture

Gesture

Let’s say that I said “journey is a style of a gesture.” Whose gesture is it toward whom? Passenger’s gesture toward journey or the opposite?…
A New Proposal of Morality

A New Proposal of Morality

Nurettin Topçu -Çağdaş Bir Dervişin Dünyası- (The World of a Modern Dervish) (Dergâh Publications, 2019) presents different characteristics from the other books written on Nurettin…
Ithaka

Ithaka

I wonder if it is really how it is written in books or guides, is Ithaka an island among the Ionian Islands, the one that…
Victory of The Good

Victory of The Good

The Night of Wishes (Pegasus Yayınları, 2017) can be examined along with Michael Ende’s other book Momo. Michael Ende treats the issue of evil in…
Whistle

Whistle

There is this thing called road conditions. There are road songs, road rhymes. There are also some people like me, who call these actually the…
Beyond Friendship and Hostility

Beyond Friendship and Hostility

Konuşanlar, Bir Hüzünle Sesinde (2015, Can Publications) consists of Ziya Osman Saba’s articles, talks, and letters, which were published in magazines and newspapers. Sincerity is…
The Grasshopper

The Grasshopper

There are two g’s (g and ğ) in the Turkish alphabet. Each one is softer than the other. One is at the beginning of August…
Life

Life

Choice of words makes a difference sometimes. I am not talking about loss or gain of meaning but difference... When someone mentions being alive we…
EXPLORER

EXPLORER

It is not confounding nor a coincidence that letters and words set off on a journey to such an article when exploring is mentioned... No…
Philosopher

Philosopher

I don't know if the journey needs philosophy, but philosophy needs a journey. The journey makes those who set off on it a philosopher. Imagine…