HAYDAR ERGÜLEN

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…
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?…
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…
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…
WANDERER

WANDERER

AS LOVE DOES NOT STAND IN JOURNEY’S WAY, FALLING IN LOVE DOES NOT STAND IN THE WAY OF BECOMING A WANDERER. MAYBE A WANDERER IS…