Ramadan in Istanbul

The view from Kurtulus

While visiting son Jeremy some years ago, I experienced Ramadan in Istanbul — drums before dawn, tensions during the hot afternoon, wonderful mezes after dusk. My poem in Verse Virtual plucks memories from that trip. https://www.verse-virtual.org/2022/April/walton-robert-2022-april.html

Here’s the Basilica Cistern — just because.

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