- The Maddening Din: Cuenca’s Noise
- Cuenca’s clean water is priceless. And vulnerable.
- Any Milk Today Mistress?
- Celebrating Those Who Live in Our Memories.
- Forgotten Incan Ruins and Villages in the Andes
- Back roads of Sayausí, a French Restaurant, and the Search for Beauty
- Cuenca, Ecuador: 21st Century Ground Truths From a Historic Andean City
- A Hike and Roadside Repast Outside Cuenca
- Listening to Prince in Ecuador
- Ecuadorian Encounters: Sunday around Cuenca
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Category Archives: Poetry
when you look up in the woods at that exact moment that two cardinals join in a kiss. Continue reading
There I was, glasses in hand, stumbling on, a joyless morass leaking out in salty tears, Resilience frayed into tattered fringes of despair. Even the sunlight’s dance in the trees could not gladden this labyrinth of loud loneliness. But the path … Continue reading
In the mud flats by the lake,
I cannot turn
from the hawk holding up the sky,
The eagle’s flight through dazzling, tumbling planes,
the quiet mysteries of birds and turtles. Continue reading
The evening rays have lit up swollen, mid-summer clouds –our sky peaks– in translucent pink. A fleeting consolation for those whose inspiration comes from mountains, here in the swampy suburbs where the short horizon is shrouded in shrubbery. Pitched granitic … Continue reading
Slaves No More In the holds of creaking wooden galleons, slaves sought remove from their sordid present with dreams of another, long-ago life on African soil. On the cramped compartments of flimsy vessels, migrants from sovereign African nations two hundred years later, hold … Continue reading