Friday, 17 December 2010

Istanbul / Constantinople

Poem by Orhan Veli, recited by Cem Karaca

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed:
At first there is a gentle breeze
And the leaves on the trees
Softly sway;
Out there, far away,
I am listening to Istanbul.....

 

1 comment:

  1. It is so nice to see the poem in your blog but I could not listen to the Cem Karaca version.The video did not open here!
    Thank you Beth.
    Love

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