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I’m Listening to Istanbul By Orhan Veli

I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed;
At first some wind is blowing slightly
And leaves are swaying slowly on the trees;
Far out, far away
The unceasing bells of the water carriers;
I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed.

I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed;
Birds are passing by, just then
Clouds of birds, crying in the sky,
And nets are drawn in the kiddles;
Some woman’s feet are touching to the water;
I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed.

I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed;
The Grand Bazaar is fresh and cool,
And Mahmutpaşa is chirping;
Courtyards are full of pigeons,
Hammer sounds are coming from the docks,
And in a beautiful spring wind, the smell of sweat;
I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed.

I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed;
The drunkenness of old kingdoms in my head
A mansion with its dusky boathouses,
Is in a clatter of ceased sou'westers
I’m listening to Istanbul, my eyes are closed.
I’m listening to Is…