Poet (B. 17 January
1880, Istanbul – D. 5 November 1971). She used in some productions pen names of
Mazlume, Mahmure, Mehcure and Leyla Feride. She lost her mother at a young age.
Since his father who worked in
Her poems and writings in which her life, full of sorrows and pains, was visible were published in Malûmat issued by Ahmet Rasim and Aydınlık, Nevasal-ı Millî, Nazikter, Hanımlara Mahsûs Gazete, Kadın, Terakki, Kadınlar Alemi magazines and newspapers. Numerous poems of her written using aruz prosody perfectly were published in the magazine Kadınlar Dünyası. Yaşar Nezihe who was a pioneer of socialist poetry joined Labor Association and participated to 1st May Labor Days. She wrote strike poems and 1st May poems. Besides there are also songs whose lyrics were written by her.
Bir Deste Menekşe (1915), Feryatlarım (1924).
REFERENCE: TDE Ansiklopedisi (c. 1, 1976), İhsan Işık / Yazarlar Sözlüğü (1990, 1998) - Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007) - Ünlü Kadınlar (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 4, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013), Bedihan Tamsöz / Osmanlıdan Günümüze Kadın Şairler (1994, s. 104-105), Mübeccel Kızıltan / Divân Edebiyatı Özelliklerine Uyarak Şiir Yazan Kadın Şairler (Sombahar, sayı: 21-22, Ocak-Nisan 1994), Mehmet Aydın / Ne Yazıyor Bu Kadınlar (1995), Asım Bezirci / Temele Gül Dikenler (1997), TBE Ansiklopedisi (c. 2, 2001), Mehmet Nuri Yardım / Edebiyatımızın Güleryüzü (2002).