Category Archives: Nomad

On the road: travelling and exploring the world

Poem 2013/7

Tasmanian tiger — unable to hunt down the taxidermist

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Steampunk England

So far today: dozed intermittently in Seat 74A, watched Brave, episodes of House, fell asleep during the Matrix. Helped a woman search for her wedding ring. Actually impressed by albums filed under ‘Alternative’. Dozed. Mulled over the significance of the … Continue reading

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PNG, poetry, and pseudonyms

Silence is not unusual at ‘hydrolith’, but the tumbleweeds have been particularly wild this year. It’s been a busy year, and an introspective one. Travel, study, writing, editing, and personal life have kept me off social media for most of … Continue reading

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The Road

Sorting through my haiku from the walk, I’m reminded of the strange, whimsical moods I was in as I wandered alone across Japan. Some days — usually when the featureless road stretched out before me for hours on end — … Continue reading

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A home for a hiker

joyboards of Tokyo all the beautiful faces where am I, really? *** sunlit banksia black cockatoo and rainbow I’m in Australia And — like that! — I find myself home, with a massive debt, no job, and a sackful of … Continue reading

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Walking Japan: Epilogue

Sitting at Soya My foot journey ends right here Seagulls in the wind

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Walking Japan: Haiku #202

with all of my strength I hurl that black rock, and now  the endless north sea

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Walking Japan: Haiku #201

before a dark storm the running grey clouds shipwreck on columns of light

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Walking Japan: Haiku #200

the wind howls still cows in pasture the end is nigh

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Walking Japan: Haiku #199

brian eno sounds the outskirts of Heaven Salt aural borealis

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