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Autumn Wind

Why am I so transfixed by withering leaves? Do I love the sound of rain because tears are hard? Is my affinity for cold really nothing but my inability to stomach summer’s heat? Is that why I fell for the … Continue reading

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White Noise

Solitude is good for many things, you only realise which when you no longer have access. I can’t hear the sound of my own thoughts over all the noise. I’m too tired to think anyway, and what ideas do come … Continue reading

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Loud Noises

Staring through sky rise window panes at a cityscape alight with insomnia, I embrace this silent solitude. The mad cacophony of life is held at bay by nothing more than thin sheets of glass. The tiniest crack would rob me … Continue reading

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There are Things Only a Piano Can Say

Nathaniel sat at the only place where he could hear what he felt, with his back against the cold rock of a building wall, one leg dangling over the ledge of an eight-storey building. A single cloud passed by overhead, … 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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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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