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Literature: BİNNAZ DENİZ YILDIZ: ÇIKMAZ SOKAK / BLİND ALLEY / БИННАЗ ДЕНИЗ ЙИЛДЫЗ A hand-full of dreams Caught in a trap On the blind alley of irrelevance. Uncle Yorgi by the end of the road, Attaching things on taverns. Curves under busses and a woman a man… Planting chewed up, Dried mulberry seeds to gardens. Finally …

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Literature: SADIK İKİNDİ OYUN /THE GAME / ИГРА An excerpt from Turkish poet Turgut Uyar’s poem, Kan ve Uyku (Blood and Sleep) A nine card, my kingdom for a nine card! My heart was pounding in my chest like a prisoner trying to bang on his cell door in a hurry to make himself heard to …

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Literature: İsmail Palıt – Düşünüş / To Think / Réflexion If you step inside thinking it’s heaven,You will be disappointed.For its not a white which is also bright.A little gray, more of a blue. This is a spiral,Entangled roads, hands legs,Rivers, voices, lives…Impossible to step out of.A hour smooth like oil.A time, slightly past two.The …

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Lıterature: İmgesu Ünal – Sedat’ın Simitleri Hayatın Neresinde? / Where do Sedat’s Sımıts Stand ın Lıfe?/ Где в жизни место для симитов Седата? He was awakened by the sound of prayer yet another day. He must have failed to have a good night’s sleep, he woke up thousands of times. Cursing. Muezzin2 was praising the new day with …

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Literature: Anıl Can Uğuz – İncire Ağıt / Lament To A Fig /Klagesang Til Fiken (Şiir) I won’t fit this coffin Leyla The sun below the earth is warm still but When the ways you don’t love me Like crows have aligned on cornfields To amass sands in my mouth Would be good news to …

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Lıterature: Sadık’ın En Bilinen Hikayesi / Sadık’s Most Renown Tale/ L’hıstoıre la Plus Connue de Fıdèle This is the story of semi-deaf Sadık who speaks only of the gods in his poems and who learned his house was confiscated yet he could not be seized “I wouldn’t know what’s to be What I know most …

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