Tag Archives: Nazım Hikmet

Bread, salt and love: Happy Valentine’s Day from the Karagöz puppets (and Nazim Hikmet)


Happy Valentine’s Day to all – the Karagöz puppets’ gift to you today is the sharing of a Nazim Hikmet poem which likens love to dipping bread into salt…relayed here in English and then in Turkish… I love you like … Continue reading

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Of Elma and Indian corn: Karagöz puppets as marriage counselors


Written a few weeks ago before Frankenstorm waited in the wings and before this rotator cuff injury ate my writing hand (my right hand is miffed at this comment): Today, the Karagöz puppets awoke with resolve. “We are,” they cried … Continue reading

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Bebe Ruhi recites Nazım Hikmet’s “The Blue-Eyed Giant, the Miniature Woman and the Honeysuckle”


You may recall Bebe Ruhi, the goof puppet with an ample heart and Dwarfism – he is M.’s favorite.  But today, he is especially excited, as he has found HIS favorite poem (this has been the activity of choice lately … Continue reading

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