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Fine Art Photography Gallery by Iacopo Iacopini

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Turkish portraits

Photographer: Iacopo I.
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Dervish dancers

Dervish dancers

I am listening to Istanbul

Written by :Orhan Veli Kanik

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,
The bells of water-carriers unceasingly ring;
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed;
Then suddenly birds fly by,
Flocks of birds, high up, with a hue and cry,
While the nets are drawn in the fishing grounds
And a woman’s feet begin to dabble in the water.
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.
The Grand Bazaar’s serene and cool,
An uproar at the hub of the Market,
Mosque yards are full of pigeons.
While hammers bang and clang at the docks
Spirng winds bear the smell of sweat;
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed;
Still giddy from the revelries of the past,
A seaside mansion with dingy boathouses is fast asleep.
Amid the din and drone of southern winds, reposed,
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.
A pretty girl walks by on the sidewalk:
Four-letter words, whistles and songs, rude remarks;
Something falls out of her hand –
It is a rose, I guess.
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.
A bird flutters round your skirt;
On your brow, is there sweet? Or not ? I know.
Are your lips wet? Or not? I know.
A silver moon rises beyond the pine trees:
I can sense it all in your heart’s throbbing.
I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed.

(Original title: “Istanbul’u Dinliyorum”)


OTHER RANDOM GALLERIES
Rose chafer – Cetonia Aurata
Rose chafer – Cetonia Aurata
Photographer: Iacopo I.

The Cetonia Aurata (rose chafer) is a beetle fairly common in Europe and America of the subfamily cetoniinae, it has a metallic green color and is able to fly.

Araneus diadematus – The cross spider
Araneus diadematus – The cross spider
Photographer: Iacopo I.

The cross spider (Araneus diadematus) is one of the most common specie of spider in Euorope and derives its name from the typical shape of the spots on the back.

Bibì & Bibò
Bibì & Bibò
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Bibì & Bibò are two cats now growing fast. I remember the first days left alone by their natural mother and Emma taking care of them.



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