Small Comfort

For the lotus to grow there must be a desolation.
In 2004 the South-Western Province of Sri Lanka was devastated by a tsunami that tore roots from the earth. Today we remember the fallen, yet as we are born anew each day too is the soil, too is the wind, too is the sea; as it wont to be.

The First Twelve

I’m slapped awake by some German fella who’s already stolen my seat tonight and has as much hair above his top lip as my testes did when I was 11. To be fair, we were disembarking flight AK47 and I was holding up row 23 from joining the hustle of frothing backpackers to get their…