A Tour Through Tokyo Via Haiku: The Metro, The Fish Market, and the Gardens

TOKYO METRO A polite hussle Moving in silent masses Train calls cut the air. There’s a weekday uniform on Tokyo’s subways.  Every man is wearing a white button down with black slacks — that’s just what they wear, regardless of age or profession.  One man, however, is wearing navy pants.  I wonder if this means … Continue reading A Tour Through Tokyo Via Haiku: The Metro, The Fish Market, and the Gardens

Seven Wonders of Oregon Part II: The Columbia River Gorge

Think of a town living in the hall of a mountain king.  Where in it’s shadow people spend their days picking peaches and cherries.  Juice running between cracks in fingers, the crevices of hands stained crimson. Where waterfalls roar within a mile of your doorstep, mists coating rock walls cool and damp to the touch, … Continue reading Seven Wonders of Oregon Part II: The Columbia River Gorge