Poetry with a Turkish Accent

What is accented writing?
I consider it to be any writing that has organic links with the Turkish language, literature and culture even though it originated from elsewhere.

First I want to thank Murat Nemet-Nejat for giving me the jewels in the form of his works and his ideas which led to the creation of this first accented page.
Here is what he thinks of accented writing...

I hope these pages will grow in size and content as time goes by and take us to places that we have not visited before.

Murat Nemet-Nejat's page

Murat Nemet-Nejat writes poetry, translates poetry and sometimes rewrites poetry. He is an American poet who chooses to speak with a Turkish accent.

You can get to know him a little better by paying a visit to his humble home at this site. The page contains various examples of his work, translations and essays.