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Orhan Veli Kanık
Portrait of Orhan Veli Kanık

Orhan Veli Kanık (1914–1950) described himself this way: “Two extremely thin legs, a rather short trench coat, a canary yellow scarf, a triangular face, a back that puffs out like a chest, a face of broken maturity.” He died in Istanbul at the age of thirty-six.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Illusion
By Orhan Veli Kanık
Translated from the Turkish by Richard Schwarzenberger and Grace Martin Smith
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Stretched Out
By Orhan Veli Kanık
Translated from the Turkish by Richard Schwarzenberger and Grace Martin Smith
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Fine Weather
By Orhan Veli Kanık
Translated from the Turkish by Richard Schwarzenberger and Grace Martin Smith
AGNI 33 Print Only
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