Poems from Mehmet Haldun TOKAY

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Captain Haldun was born and raised in Ortaköy, a small district located at the western shores of Bosporus in Istanbul. He has been in the marine life for over 40 years. He joined the Navy then he worked as a captain on merchant ships and held other duties such as cruise ship agency manager and a ship supplier in this field. He has been lecturing in Piri Reis University, Maritime Faculty since 2015.
                                                     From the beginning,  I am on a ship that I have never felt worthy of myself.  Now,  It...
First there was LILITH  Fearless and free  an exiled princess  to the world without humanity  Far from heaven.   He said I came to prevent...
Sabah ışıkları şehre gelmeye başladıYağ kokulu kara yollarda uyuyanlarHerkes Apapa'da uyandıUyandılar.Dünyanın rahatsız edici korkularının...
I went crying.  If life is so easy why am I not an African  What separates me from you?  I ate whatever was on the plate in your hands  I...
wait don't go Let me hug you as the day begins Like the kiss of twilight that wakes the morning Wiping the disappearing stars from my eyes...

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