ORHAN VELI – CARNATION

Posted: 19 June 2012 in ORHAN VELI
Tags:

You are right: probably the death
Of ten thousand people in Warsaw
Isn’t as nice as the art of rhetoric;
Motorized troops bear no resemblance
To a carnation
“Distilled from the lover’s lips.”*

* A line from a poem by the Turkish symbolist Ahmet Haşim (1885-1933)

Advertisements

Comments are closed.