In a literary text there are certain indicators and they have a semantic value. In this respect, words representing a certain emotion and thought in a poem have a functional quality and the artist specifically chooses these words to represent them. In Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel's ”Poet” poetry is possible to see an example of this. As a matter of fact, in this poem Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel's “Poet” presentation presents Yahya Kemâl Beyatlı's artistic personality and poems. The image of art that emerged in the poem presents Yahya Kemâl Beyatlı. In fact, the art of Yahya Kemâl is pointed out when describing the characteristics of the poet. The subject in poetry is not an ordinary artist but Yahya Kemâl. It is remarkable to refer to the poet's understanding of art and the themes in his poems.
Indicator, functionality, projection, “Poet”, Faruk Nafiz, Yahya Kemâl.