Who am I? I am the blank canvas fully exposed and transparent, absorbing and replenishing. Taking out my brushes, I carefully construct the image of corporate respectability, blending in the cracks with coloured crayons. I put on my body armour, but feel weighed down by the sense of growing expectation. Sitting in the carriage, I feel an affinity with the invisible woman sitting opposite travelling to … Continue reading Searching

Lao Country

The midnight hour, opens up a canopy of stars, illuminating the golden palace gates.   Creating an ethereal appearance, the full moon submerges riverbanks, ancient temples, local schools, the bombed out remnants of things remembered, torn apart by man and machine.   The countryside consists of private labyrinths, jungle, valleys, streams and mountains, military plants, waterfalls, corrugated steel bridges.   A woven tapestry, of forest … Continue reading Lao Country

Version Of An Icelandic Tale – Part VI Of Pictures Of The Lost

  Now let’s recount a sailor’s tale, Of a village girl who made her way to town to come to sit with mayor and crown, she went to the best balls, swam in a diamond sea of hopes. She was happy to be free, or so she thought, and so she was momentarily, Many times, till one night she swam with a dolphin in the … Continue reading Version Of An Icelandic Tale – Part VI Of Pictures Of The Lost

Epilogue For Sara

Epilogue For Sara

Image from Library Company of Philadelphia – World War I-era poster issued by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East. This humanitarian effort gained momentum in September 1915, when the American ambassador in Constantinople, Henry Morgenthau, wrote a report detailing the genocide of the Armenian people in Turkey. On October 21 and 22, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson urged the American people to make contributions to help Armenians and Syrians in distress. Continue reading Epilogue For Sara