A Night Belonging to People

1. The air smells of apple.

2. For no accountable reason a bird called Friday hit the window.

3. A yellow bat left its perch and stopped on the train track.

4. A cloudy lightness you say…

5. Rivers trees grasses.

6. A night belonging to people.

Nude by İlhan Berk

From Madrigals by İlhan Berk, translated by George Messo

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