By Fatma Durmush
This booklet all started existence as a brief tale in a kid's writing staff. 'Anatolian story' is ready the backwaters of Turkey; it's a tale of Ayshe turning out to be up in Anatolia and the hardships she endures. ladies in villages in Turkey should not inspired to learn, this can be a luxurious which their sisters within the towns have so Ayshe rebels. Ayshe rebels to such an volume that she conquers the societal paradigm of inexpensive and occasionally enforced labour. Ayshe is fearless and innovative, an excellent charmer. This e-book teaches the lesson that existence is larger than we're and that lifestyles is a present for us to treasure.
About the Author
Fatma Durmush used to be born in 1959; after years spent struggling with schizophrenia she has ultimately completed her ambition to be achieve an paintings measure and develop into a popular artist. she is going to be occurring to check an MA in artwork this 12 months. in addition to an artist and winning writer, Fatma can also be a play-right. She chanced on a modest area of interest in the United States the place of her performs were played, certainly one of for you to quickly be released in an anthology. within the united kingdom she has been released by way of the massive factor in addition to in books and pamphlets. Her art has featured in over sixty exhibitions at, among others, the Tate sleek and The nationwide Gallery.
there lives Ayshe.
She doesn’t visit school.
More than something, she wishes to.
Weaving carpets has made her eyesight dim.
Weave and stretch,
make and move into patterns,
Ayshe’s outfits are hand-me-downs,
patchy from an excessive amount of sewing.
Her donkey is her consistent companion.
She supplies him sugar,
from wallet with too many commitments.
Mrs Sadiye is Ayshe’s mother.
There are ten women, and one boy.
Ayshe moms her sisters,
carrying them on her back.
The massive pan is the place they boil the nappies,
Mrs Sadiye is continually boiling, cooking.
Her 5 ft not anything is a resource of pride.
A girl shouldn’t be taller than her man.
Every inch at the glance out for a kid in trouble.
In Muslim pageant of Sacrifice they consume meat.
Which they need to be thankful for.
Eggs they get on a Friday,
From the chickens which visit the neighbours.
Mrs Sadiye has a vegetable patch which ekes out
the subsistence of the night meal.
When the chickens cross subsequent door,
there’s an almighty row.
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