Happy New Year

Happy New Year

A belated Happy 2017 to all. I'm a bit late on getting back into the 2017 swing, as I'm coming off a disastrous vacation in Mexico. I know, poor me, right? This marked the first time I was brought down…

approaching aarti

approaching aarti

approaching aarti    the flower seller girl’s eyes        reflect the Ganga Notes: Photo taken in Rishikesh, India. This flower seller girl's eyes were truly remarkable. Indeed, in addition to the haiku, I've given the protagonist, heroine in my novel the…

Teotihuacan II

Teotihuacan II

early morning climb— a puma's roar announces the first toy vendor Notes: Among the many vendors who begin to slowly arrive at the Teotihuacan complex in the morning are those who sell wooden toys that when blown through produce a…

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan—    pausing halfway up the stairs the ancient cosmos…