Author(s): HÃ¼seyin GÃFTA
Fuzuli is one of the 16th century divan poets. He lived in a narrow place among Baghdad, Hillah, Karbala and Najaf and, he wrote fifteen works in Turkish, Persian and Arabic in poem and prose forms. In one of his most important works, Turkish Divan, he focused on spring among seasons, rose among the flowers blooming in that season, and the poem in which he reflects his love for rose, majority of poems and verses made his Divan like a garden full of roses. Fuzuli illustrated rose in his poems as something to be seen, felt, smelt and heard with figure, color, light, smell and tones. He mentioned a lot of similes, imagination and fine reason of beauty of rose in garden with roses, its bud form, its blooming in Saba wind, its red fresh petals, its boughs, smell, yellow seeds, its being at the same place with its torns, its lifetime’s being short, nightingale’s cry for rose. In this study, it is aimed to identify with what interests and how rose is stated in Fuzuli’s Turkish Divan.