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Brief author info: Orhan Veli Kanik (1914-1950) Turkish poet. Highly popular in Turkey; key figure in Turkish literary movement for modernism; focused on writing about and for the common person.
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The people who fill the modern world are winning the right to live, after a ceaseless struggle. They have a right to poetry, as to everything else, and poetry will address itself to their tastes.
All the things we did for our country. Some of us died, Some of us gave speeches.
[Poetry] was invented by primitive man to make it easy to remember the second line; then he found a certain beauty in it.
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