TE16 Turkish Delight

Selim Ileri The Great Schumann often saw angels too, you know. These were surely muses, for composing. Yes, indeed, how else do you think thosemasterpieceswerecomposed? Although, mydearcomposer Schumann also saw foul crimson-colored demons that squirted flames all around. Luckily, I don’t. I’d mentioned how carefree I was, right? I believe that side of me spares me the demon part. Yet again narrow-minded people misunderstand care-free living, and equate it to deviancy, that brings with it all the other inappropriate behaviors: inebriety, troublemaking, laxism, anarchism… Even fraud and profanity!

And that poor Fuzuli? He lived care-free, like me, and do you know what he said about himself?

“Fuzuli adores not caring, he; the most wretched of the people.” There is another line that follows, but I can’t remember it.

You see, I’m not even a bit deviant, but I’d still prefer to hide my indifference. Especially now! In the day and age we live in, I would absolutely be labelled as profane by those bigots, and so called open-minded folks would think that I am the bigot! Everybody has the right to just be in peace and prosperity, sister. I’m still waiting for my days and hours to differ, the sameness of my life to end. But in silence, while I bare, without giving a damn.

My evenings this fall are, well, the same. As soon as the sun sets,


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