Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fade

Everything fades away. It all fades into the dust. Advertisements

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Village (First Person)

Journal Entry While the following is true, I still struggle to come to terms with it. Did my eyes really witness such a sight? Riding across the great plain, I realised I had misjudged the vastness of my journey. Supplies … Continue reading

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Village (Fragment)

Located deep within the great plain, it flickers on the horizon. Surrounded by scrub land and sage bushes, its outskirts are dotted with graves. Some shallow with make shift crosses, others in yards with weathered head stones. All of the … Continue reading

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City of Rózsa

The city of Lise’s counterpart, Rózsa is constructed entirely out of numbers. While Lise saw words as the foundation of human existence Rózsa instead saw numbers as this foundation. In numbers Rózsa’s residents saw an infallible source of information based on the … Continue reading

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Car Journey and Aftermath

Driving along the mountain road the motorist tries to maintain a steady speed. But the route is treacherous and the mud makes it hard keep a constant speed and to maintain grip. The driver struggles to keep the car on … Continue reading

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Poems (Buddha, Fire Flies and Magpie)

Just sit, like Buddha and all will be fine. ~~~ Zipping through its fragmentations and fractures, phosphorescent trails linger in the ether, lighting up the interior of the abandoned dwelling before gradually fading away as the fire flies journey outwards … Continue reading

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Buddha (Poem)

Even in winter, when snow blankets the ground, when ice weights down the tree branches and the world appears deceased, Buddha still smiles. Inspired by a Laughing Buddha ornament in the back yard who was covered in heavy snow last … Continue reading

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Fire Flies (2 poems, 2 fragments)

Fragments Carved from an old tree stump, the laughing buddha resides deep within the forest, seen only by the fire flies who illuminate his smile in the night. ~~~ Burning brightly in the midnight hour, the fire flies, dancing and … Continue reading

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Monk practicing (Fragment and Poem)

Fragment In a forest clearing stands a hut. The hut is small, consisting of a single room. Built from wood gathered from the forest it is the home of a solitary monk. For a few hours during the day he … Continue reading

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Thunder Bird

The world is a vapid waste land. Barren and lifeless, deserts cover much of its surface, devoid of vegetation and life. Volcano’s rage constantly spewing forth magma and noxious gases. The magma scars the landscape while the fumes poison the … Continue reading

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