TRAIN ARTICLES

Lyric

Lyric

Provisions are the poem of the one who sets off on a journey. They are the necessity of the journey. They are the joy of…
Wing

Wing

The human will be aligned with birds when complete. To be human, maybe, will only then mean to be human. Now we are tired. We…
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?…
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…
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…
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…
A Raillover Poet

A Raillover Poet

I used to consider myself as a train poet until I met with the Raillover Poet last year. I realized then, that writing train articles,…
Haydarpaşa’s Cat

Haydarpaşa’s Cat

Young poets seek poetry in books; they read it in books, and they want to write of their own. They read; they write; they write;…
Eskişehir

Eskişehir

If train goes through it, poetry does too. If poetry goes through it, article definitely does. Above all, what if a river goes through it,…
Where Are You Going?

Where Are You Going?

When someone mentions ‘people of the Black Sea region’ most of us smile, an impression around our eyes and a meaningful look on our faces…