Author Archives: Fredrik Kayser

About Fredrik Kayser

Everything is connected.

Global Perspectives, part 2

When I hear the word globalisation my mind instantaneously jumps to large corporations and globe-spanning trade conglomerates. However, if I were to retract the steps of this ongoing process and look back in time – not a whole lot would … Continue reading

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Global Perspective on the Day-to-Day

Having a look around my desk and computer area, a familiar thought pops into my mind. “All of this ‘stuff’ really do come from all over the place.” This assignment (for my current history class) is not the first thing … Continue reading

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Spring Morning

I see before me a river valley, Framed by cloud-piercing mountains. I stand just above the tree-line, Breathing cold, thin air. With snow that never melts, underneath my feet ~ I gaze down at spring, in full bloom. Yet just … Continue reading

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Only With Time

Some say that time heals. But in truth, Pain is the is the cleanser. Fear of this purging flame,  Is not quite accurate. Fear of the fire itself, Or fear of being scorched ~ Pain is not scary, not even … Continue reading

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Not Just Me

I used to dream of the wind. I welcomed her cold touch, no matter the season. I have always known, however, who is hiding in my shadow.I have dreamed of you as well. It has been quite some time, since we spoke. … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Very Old Things

When I think of China or Chinese culture, my mind inevitably goes to music. While there are a couple of ancient instruments, my favourite has to be the Erhu. Few things sound as haunting and beautiful as the Erhu in … Continue reading

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Talk to the Historical Hand

When we think of what of the past of what is modern day Israel, it is not without reason we tend to think of it as the cradle of the Abrahamic religions. After all, all three consider or have considered … Continue reading

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