Man Alive

This is a short story I started writing when I was in university, and uncovered half-done in an old EHD during the spring of 2020. I finished writing it during lockdown. He didn’t know how to come alive. That was, it turned out, his biggest problem. Everyone around him thought he was vital – but …

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Bulguksa

  It's a dream I revisit often, more these recent months. I am with strangers in a white minivan, winding its way through the rice-paddy green of a back road in South Korea. The road begins to ascend, and then we are in a low, undulating deciduous forest of birch and alder. We arrive somewhere …

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A little astrological history on current events

I don't consider myself to be an astrologer and I've done no formal astrology training, but it is a topic that interests me. Long before the hard science of astronomy came into existence, humans were viewing and understanding the world in terms of how they saw planets, constellations and stars moving above them and interacting …

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