Everyday Antalya


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Turkish sky tapestry, threaded with sunrise colors, is woven over

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early visitors to a chilled Mediterranean,

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mountains and minarets,

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rock giants and cliffs,

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as night shadow turns with the earth, to sun.


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Day is welcome,

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and nearby, a local produce market debuts apples, melons, and walnuts pristine.

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Vibrancy blurs by the tram window,

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a sweet delivery has been made,

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and friends meet to chat by the sea. 

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Street cats are fed as community pets,

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and, the president is visiting tomorrow! Flags out!


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Flowers feel no shame in casting their scent generously over all

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who find rest from the sun’s heat

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and in watching it disappear languidly; permission to relax

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while trails left on the water glimmer like paths to the past.

All photos and words by K Grace Collins 2016, All Rights Reserved.


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