An insect daintily perched on the leaf of a doppelgänger for a pitcher plant. In the background, the fog sweeps in.
“o you know what his name means?” I asked Amara and Ivana. We had just finished serving breakfast at a temporary shelter for refugees, the “Traglufthalle” in Berlin. Bilal, a Palestinian refugee who is a volunteer at the facility, bustled about, serving us coffee and tea, before finally sitting down himself, weary.
I continued: “It means […]
“With the explosion we began to fall/ Be brave and live.”
~ Keiichi Matsumoto, passenger on the ill-fated Japanese airlines flight 123 which crashed into Mount Osutaka in 1985
May it be an evening star
Shines down upon you
May it be when darkness falls
Your heart will be true
You walk […]