Defne Bilir read Ali F. Bilir`s poem, “Prior to Long Journeys”

Defne Bilir read Ali F.Bilir`s poem, “Prior to Long Journeys”, at the cultural event sponsored by Florida State University`s Middle East Peace Association, Middle East Center, Hillel, and the FSU Bellydancers on February 27th, 2009. Written just before her daughter`s journey to U.S. for education, Bilir expresses his feelings about the separation and the promising future in “Prior to Long Journeys”.