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Orhan Veli Kanik or Orhan Veli (13 April 1914, Istanbul – 14 November 1950, Istanbul) was a Turkish poet. Kanik who is the founder of Garip Movement together with Oktay Rifat and Melih Cevdet has moved to the poetic language, utterance of man-in-the street by purposing rootedly to change the old structure in Turkish poetry. The poet made fit many works in the story, the essay, the article and the translation field, as well as his poetries into his 36 yearly life.. Turkish poet; a founder of the Garip Movement

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