Extinction Song

Extinction SongI watch three ravens fly across the watercrying to each other as they gothey slowly disappear into the stormy skyon their way to someplace I don’t knowI heard that half the wildlife in this world is gonesince my childhood not so long agoI fear one day...
Another Life

Another Life

Another Life (Hong Kong, 1960) I’m scanning the oldest slides of my family into the computer, looking back at another life, back when whatever was going to happen hadn’t, yet. My child-smile is still wide open, without the wry twist all the later photos show, my face...
The Stream

The Stream

The Stream like an old song running through my head. The sky in its slip and sleeveless gown this evening. My first chance in days to sit alone. A mute crow watching me work. The way its eyes flick sideways with a jerk, until it disappears. Now the night gathers like...