Back in Seward

Exactly one month ago, Seward brought me back. I sat tracing mountains from memory at the same loft window of the Resurrect Art Coffee Shop where I currently sit writing these words, a matching cup of coffee curling steam on the windowsill. One month ago, my mind had pounded with the wind whose blunt fingers gripped […]

Seashell arrangements by a Cambodian girl

Packing My Seashells

This Tuesday, I packed up my seashells. I sat in bed at 2 pm with a gentle fever, popping bubble wrap and catching up on John Oliver. In the far corner of the room sat two open boxes, like the dead bug in an old still-life painting. The memento mori of my time left on Jeju Island, South Korea. Two and a […]