Stories & Movement

DAILY PHOTO: Blue Danube [w/ Musical Interlude]

Taken in December of 2014 in Budapest


And for your listening pleasure, while you gaze at the picture:

POEM: Feels Real

You think you know what’s real?
That’s so adorable.
You’re adrift in a space
full of false, hard edges.

Some say it’s turtles all
the way to the bottom.
Whatever a “bottom”
is or was or may be.

You are in the third act
of a two-act play, and
everyone has gone home.
If you fall to the stage
no one will hear or feel
the waves emanating
from that false, hardwood floor.
But I understand it
feels real to you.

DAILY PHOTO: Scenes from MG Road

Taken on February 20, 2018 in Bengaluru.

DAILY PHOTO: Curious Giraffe

Taken in May of 2017 in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

POEM: Gravel Road

the washboard road
sends vehicles
convulsive spasms–
violent shudders
that pop the wind from passengers
clack teeth
postpone words
because all utterances become
machine-gun moans

a dust plume of raw umber
slants away from rolling tires
seen across field and savannah
smoke signal of impending visitation

DAILY PHOTO: Trees in the Churchyard

Taken in December of 2014 in Szentendre, Hungary

POEM: Winter Haiku

barren branches
rake the sky above
tines chaotic

crow turns head
aiming its lustrous eye
pausing mid-meal

snowy silence
ends in flapping wings
then returns

cornstalk stubble
dusted in dry snow

breath tendrils
roil into limbo

DAILY PHOTO: Flower in Red, Orange, & Yellow

Taken in Bangalore on February 17, 2018.

DAILY PHOTO: Scenes from Cubbon Park

Taken on February 16, 2018 in Bangalore.

DAILY PHOTO: Mountains through the Trees, Sainj Valley

Taken in June of 2015;  Sainj-Tirthan Trek in Great Himalayan National Park



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