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May it Be Good

May it Be Good

"It is told everywhere that the summer is over," says Ülkü Tamer in his poem "Summer is Over". Summer is over; poetry is not over!…
Footsoldier

Footsoldier

Should I say the verse or the sentence, my grandma said half of it and me the other half. On my way to the army,…
Noon

Noon

Fire, water, air, earth… Does life consist of these four things only? As you live, as you write, as you set out on a new…
Forest

Forest

"We all work in the same forest."  It's a line I don't forget why I said, but I don't know why I should remember. It…
Pomegranate

Pomegranate

The beauty of the beginning. The bustle of preparation. It's the rush of taking the road. The enthusiasm for the reason what appears to be…
Blue

Blue

“All air was a bird”. All day was light. All words were a poem. All poem was love. All the world was a dream... All…
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…