Waste

Originally posted on TRASH ON THE MONOCACY:
Waste is not just another word for trash. It’s a place, abandoned, uninhabitable and barren; as an action, it means the destruction, withering away, and purposeless consumption of something (or someone) valuable; as an adjective, it describes something rendered useless. We have waste grounds and waste lands. We waste…

Abandoned Children’s Amusement Park in Taipei

Originally posted on Past Reminisce:
Alright! Right before I begin. I’m not promoting trespassing. It’s a criminal offense. If caught, you might get jailed, fine or both, based on the country law. “Your life is in your hands. You make your own decision.” It’s been a great experience traveling around Taipei. The place is nice…

Are These Photos Racist?

Originally posted on InkBlots and IceBergs:
There’s been debate and clamor in social media about the pre-nuptial photos of Philippine celebrities Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia shot in Ethiopia: Image by MyMetroPhoto | Oly Ruiz Image by MyMetroPhoto | Oly Ruiz … Some people have expressed concern and even rage that these photos appeared to make “accessories” or “props”…

OpenLinkNight #215

Originally posted on dVerse:
Welcome to OpenLinkNight folks!   This is your opportunity to link 1 poem of your choice as this is no prompt-day. For those who missed the Mr Linky deadline the past week or this Tuesday’s poetics about “Threads of Feelings”, this is also your opportunity to share your poem.   Also, our Haibun Monday…