TO COME CURIOUS

  We take slow steps into the sweet water, watch the current caress the dark rock, the volcanic roar no longer rupturing, its rage now rocked to slumber by this single shore. I lose my shirt to time’s tide and this shimmering sand, I lift it up and feel the weight that washed over it […]

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SCENES FROM SOUTH KOREA, JEJU, PART 5,000

  And finally we fly to Jeju Island, home to blue seas, lava tubes, volcanos, sunsets and tangerines… A fisherman at the beach Blue sea, white sand and volcanic rock Seongsan Volcano, World Heritage Site Seongsan Volcano, World Heritage Site Seongsan Volcano, World Heritage Site Seongsan Volcano, we climbed at 4.30am to watch the sunrise […]

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HALF OF THE WHOLE

  Lanterns are tied around hope like we twist naivety around the truth, like we twist around arms as if we can strangle more comfort out of complacent, the need to hold onto something regardless if fragility is tied to a breeze we cannot keep at bay. Winds are blowing in the northern skies while […]

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THE CARETAKER

  High on a hilltop you rise above your age and you offer your wisdom of the ancients (hush, I say, to hear the humble) to ears new to these old whispers that are now as woven to the earth as the tress rooted below it, as you are driven now to plod along this […]

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SCENES FROM SOUTH KOREA, BUSAN, PART 4

And so we move along the coast, Busan, the beach version of Seoul… Of course we arrived to a rather wet beach and not just from the tide A major city in the making  And everywhere there are mountains, even in the city Nightlife taking shape on Saturday, the only night the kids have off […]

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A SLIP AWAY FROM BLUE

  Eyes a slip of grey from blue in a city not known as home, on a mountainside to shelter a temple, she is as welcome as the wind is warm. She was there before us and we were caught before we knew it. She carves a life, carefully, like those Buddhas carved into stone, […]

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