Category Archives: Photographs in Words

Photographs in Words 30 – Europe 4/4

Saudade* Years later, arriving in London, T revisited Victoria railway station. There were no longer any elderly volunteer ladies to help lost passengers. Neither was there the hotel they had recommended. He walked in the direction of the obelisk near … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 29 – The Blue Pomegranate 3/3

Help me, please help me! When Doctor Ahmet Bey opened his eyes, the huge clock on the opposite wall was showing 23:08. He instantly closed his eyes again. A world of colours and forms appeared in the darkness. This was … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 28 – Resurrection

Handel was dancing to a piece of music which had never been composed nor ever would be. At the other end of the room was the angel of death. He too was dancing. Handel was tiring. The angel of death … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 27 – Child, Flag, Minaret

– Mum. – Yes dear, another question? – Mum, can I fly? – Darling, of course you can’t, – Can you? – No. – What about dad? – He can’t either. – Birds can fly. – Because they are birds. … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 26 – The Blue Pomegranate 2/3

No blues, no pomegranates. No patients, no streets. No work, no home, no family, no friends. No dreams, no this no that. No café, no aman. Retired doctor Ahmet Bey is alone in the room. Who…Those words… How? What were … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 25 – Commandant

15:00 hours. Lugash Military Forces Central Garrison. Red Alarm. All leave is cancelled. At 04:00 hours, in four columns, the counter revolutionaries are going to march to the centre to capture the flag. Commandant Leruk is charged with defending the … Continue reading

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Photographs in Words 24 – The White-Bearded Old Man

Once upon a time in a land far away, where a grain sieve lay resting in a stack of hay, there was, and there was not, a little boy who lived in a small town. One fine day, a white-bearded … Continue reading

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