Like Precious Earrings

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Aya Sophia, Istanbul

“Mosques proud like her precious earrings
Stone and metal on the wind sing
These the melodies of two earths and minds
If we listened, oh what we might find…”

a1_20150403_book1_1536 x 2048– an extract from Istanbul’s Secrets by Rupert Mould and Şevvál Sam,
page 56 of Istanbul: a collection of the poetry of place by Ateş Orga – Eland Publishing, London 2007 – ISBN 9780955010590

 Linked to Friday 56 and Monday Mellow yellow.
aDSC_0636_ppPost copyright Debbie Smyth, 3 April 2015

16 thoughts on “Like Precious Earrings

      1. Have you read The Forty Rules of Love? . . . it holds song and soul in it’s fictional pages that take you btwixt and between worlds, your Precious Earrings and the quote reminded me of this incredible book by the Turkish novelist Elif Shafak . . .


        1. No, I haven’t Thank you for the recommendation! I hoping to take advantage of this long weekend to catch up on some reading so I’ll add that to my list.

          On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Travel with Intent wrote:


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