Orhan Veli Kanik

(13 April 1914 – 14 November 1950 / İstanbul)

Bell-Song - Poem by Orhan Veli Kanik

We are officials
At 9 o'clock, 12 o'clock, 5 o'clock,
We form our private clusters in the streets.
Thus did Almighty God record our fate
We wait for the break-bell or the first of the month.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 22, 2010



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