Category Archives: Things Left Behind

My Father’s Moringa Caramels

illustration from UDN.com Showing the love, with the sweets, the memories the son carried now, of his own, father who worked hard, gave everything he had, to the family, translated… The issues of whether or not Moringa Caramels are made … Continue reading

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Things, Lost, Through Time…

Things, lost, through time, how do we, get it back?  We don’t, ‘cuz, time is, UNKIND, it’s, unrelenting, it takes things away, giving, NOTHING BACK! broken things…like this???  Photo from online Things, lost, through time, there’s, NOTHING we can do … Continue reading

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Left Her Glass Slipper, Inside that Pumpkin Carriage…

As Cinderella run like hell, out of the ball, as the clock struck twelve, she’d, barely, made it, and, as the pumpkin carriage took her away, it started, metamorphosing, BACK to that pumpkin again… To escape, from being, “swallowed whole” … Continue reading

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Opening Up a Brand New Set of Eyes for the Children—in Memoriam of the Teacher, Xi-Ming Lin

A dream that bloomed, that produced fruits, that started, with just, one thought, from the Front Page Sections, translated… At the end of 2011 the manager of the UDN Photography Center, Lin asked to meet up with the not-for-profit platform’s … Continue reading

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Burdened, with the Stories

Burdened, with the stories, we all are, not of our own, oh no, we are, used to, carrying our own stories on our backs, it’s, those stories that weren’t, ours, to begin with, that we’re, forced, to carry that’s, become, … Continue reading

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Come, Sit on My Knees…

Come, sit on my knees, he’d told her as a child, and, she’d, hopped toward him, and, climbed, into his lap… Come, sit on my knees, became this, ritual they’d, come to share, and, as she got older, whenever he’d … Continue reading

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In the Midst of His Divorce Battle in Court, He’d, Taken His Own Ten-Months-Old Son, Burned Charcoal & Committed Suicide

The TRAGIC death, of that young baby who’d not done a single thing wrong, but got caught in the crossfires of his parents’, divorce battles, tragedy struck, on the Front Page Sections, translated… His Notebook Mentioned How He was Having … Continue reading

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