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My Previous Careers And My Moods

Mesut Selvi 1957 (TURKEY)

I was looking at my photos in my album to review my previous memories
After a few photos,I noticed my life's previous careers and my moods.
At the begining I saw myself as an innocent baby with indifferent face
Later I watched myself as a curious happy child with toys in my hands
Then I saw myself as a bashful silent teenager with a smile on my face
I was a young dynamic determined gentleman at our university's cafe.
I seemed like a confident challenger friend at our graduation party.
I was like an airy fisherman,showing a big fish in my hand,in a river,
With an old-fashioned car,I was like an exhausted ill-mannered driver.
Among the colorful flowers of garden,I was like a meditative gardener.
At sightseeings,I was like a puzzled tourist but a cautious foreigner.
I seemed like a bit lovesick fresh darling with my first lovely lover.
I was a strained groom but a cheerful one at my wedding ceremony.
I seemed like a lonely worker or a salesman while I was earning money.
In a photo I seemed like a patient jealous husband in a shoppingcentre
I was an anxious father between my son and daughter for their futures.
I seemed like a generous landlord with our relatives,at an indoorParty
While I was looking at my last photos among my other colleagues,
One of my photo was looking at me like an excited life-long contestant
Who was ready to a new career and mood that life would give me to test
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Submitted on January 17, 2010

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I was born in Ankara, Turkey; i educated all of my primary, secondary, high schools and also 4 years English Departmanı of Gazi University in Ankara Türkiye/TURKEY. I worked as an English Teacher in different Level Government High Schools of different cities of TURKEY. Now adays, i and my family live in İzmir City of Turkey. Although i am Boeing a retired English Teacher, i also work as a private English Teacher,Tutor and Translator for Private Turkish all type High School or University Students,Turkish TouristicalGroups and also Local Notary Offices/Buros, as an active Free teacher. more…

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