Red Cliffs I. – Su Shih

First Prose Poem On The Red Cliffs In the autumn of 1082, on the 16th of the seventh month, Master Su and his guests sailed in a boat below the Red Cliffs. Clear wind blew gently, the water was calm. The boaters raised their wine and poured for each other, reciting "The Bright Moon" and … Continue reading Red Cliffs I. – Su Shih



Like moon-dark, like brown water you escape, O laughing mouth, O sweet uplifted lips. Within the peering brain old ghosts take shape; You flame and wither as the white foam slips Back from the broken wave: sometimes a start, A gesture of the hands, a way you own Of bending that smooth head above your … Continue reading Soul-Sight

Hidden In The Holes Of The Waterfall

The sun, pours over the trees. Who lit its flame? The moon, pulls at the tides. Who placed it in our sky? The water, quenches my thirst. But who is it that gives me life? They tell me While standing in brick boxes of human thought That all of this Was by accident. And yet, … Continue reading Hidden In The Holes Of The Waterfall

The Solar System In High Def

“Ever since men were able to think, they have been wondering what this universe really is and how it came to be there. And, very roughly, two views have been held. First, there is what is called the materialist view. People who take that view think that matter and space just happen to exist, and … Continue reading The Solar System In High Def