If you know where to look, Mersin has its fair share of graffiti. The graffiti is usually basic and either personal or political in nature. For some reason, graffitying in English is common.
Following is a Turkish graffiti artist/vandal’s work expressing their love for friends, Gulcin, Fatmagul and Sinem:
Did the graffitist write “you” to provide emphasis or because “I love you” is the most common form of the expression and the only form they knew? I suggest the latter.