My City

July 17, 2012
By nurbanumessi BRONZE, Fairfax, Virginia
nurbanumessi BRONZE, Fairfax, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you are worrying, you are not praying hard enough."


I love the morning breeze of my city
The leaves dance on the branches of the trees
It carries the smell of newly brewed coffee
And freshly baked, ready-to-serve pastries
The seagulls fly over the salty lake
Their cries almost telling me to get up
I shrug off the blanket, fully awake
Go to the kitchen to grab a teacup
Hot steam rising from the cup: soul warming
I glance down to the street from my window
Shop owners sitting on low stools, smoking
A man stepping out of his old condo

This is my city, with its old towers

This is my city, in its morning hours


The author's comments:
I am from Turkey, Istanbul and the moments I spend there are engraved int this sonnet....

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so_joy SILVER said...
on Jul. 29 2012 at 11:09 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Great poem! I love the descriptions, along with people's character. You can tell that you love this city. Good job!

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on Jul. 25 2012 at 2:07 pm
nurbanumessi BRONZE, Fairfax, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you are worrying, you are not praying hard enough."

hey thanks :) sure thing!

on Jul. 24 2012 at 9:00 pm
albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win"- Stephen King
“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate”- Isaac Asimov

the poem is so poetic and beautiful! its like u r in the city while writing it! (maybe check out my work sometime)


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