Child is the father of man

Child is the father of man

  Decades ago, when we lived in Hong Kong, I used to see an advertisement for some housing project on TV every evening. Because we neither had the desire nor the resources to buy property in Hong Kong, swan-like, we disdainfully ignored the salient features of the...

Abode of the gods

https://gabbartrip.wordpress.com/2016/03/28/valley-of-god/ https://gabbartrip.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/freefalling/ https://gabbartrip.wordpress.com/2013/12/25/seed-crystal/ Rutvid...

The Prayer

A reluctant moonshine gently lit the contours of his face. He stirred in his sleep. He was in the company of a pleasant dream, expansive like his mother’s love. It had ascended on him and rocked him in its benevolence. But then, a cloud aimlessly shifting in the night...
Possible histories, probable futures

Possible histories, probable futures

1. river 2. bridge 3. man Bridge male river female / Bridge female river male Locals river people / Planters bridge people notes on Arulmani Bridge ( 1929 ? to 2011) and then some….. 1. riverrun Sleepy cars crawl up the mountain Light through shimmering trees A...

Quotes

“I do not know much about gods,” T. S. Eliot wrote, who grew up along the Mississippi in St. Louis, “but I think that the river is a strong brown god.” “Under various names,” wrote Czeslaw Milosz, who grew up in Lithuania along the Neman, “I have praised only you,...