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MAGICK RIVER · 16h ago

Where Demon Kings Reign ~ postscript to Burma Revisited

A typical back alley in downtown Yangon, near the Bogyoke Aung San market, taken from my friend's kitchen window. Rubbish had been piling up uncleared for weeks, but two days after I arrived we noticed workers hard at work, hoeing away the hideous me...
MAGICK RIVER · 16h ago

Snapshots of 21st Century Burma (repost)

After days of rain, some sunshine to dry the washTeatime in YangonI first visited Burma in...
MAGICK RIVER · 1d ago

Happy 101st, Aunt M.Y. ~ Your stories live on in cyberspace!

Aunt M.Y with my mother Moon Loy in Johore Bahru, 1982.Sometimes it takes a while to register that somebody you dearly love is no longer around - at least not physically.My Aunt M.Y. - better known to her friends and fellow Wesleyans as Grace Lee - w...
MAGICK RIVER · 5d ago

Talking the Not-So-New Age Blues (Once Again!)

An epic freestyle poem by Antares"What's truly funny is that something momentous is hap...
MAGICK RIVER · 1w ago

Bringing Art History Up To Date (Images courtesy of Medieval Reactions)

MAGICK RIVER · 1W ago

Four Fathers at a Class Reunion (repost)

Four friends, who hadn't seen each other in 30 years, were reunited at a party. Several dr...
MAGICK RIVER · 2W ago

Five Years After 2012: Are We All Going Crazy? ~ by Flemming Funch

Pointless by Cosmic RaptureA NUMBER OF YEARS AGO, I started observing/believing/predicting...
MAGICK RIVER · 3W ago

Advent of The Bunyip ~ musings about my son

Grandfather Dai had only three sons, but he had had countless daughters. Countless… becaus...
MAGICK RIVER · 1M ago

Atomic Consciousness & my unpretentious friend Raj

He messaged me via Facebook, saying he would appreciate a few words from me to include in the catalog for his upcoming solo exhibition, Atomic Consciousness.“Raj,” I said, “I haven’t been in...
MAGICK RIVER · 1Y ago

Mak Minah, Uncrowned Queen of the Temuan (repost)

"Minah Angong" by Andy Maguire (oil on fiberboard, 10" X 8")Yes, I am pleased to tell you my story. But as I cannot write things down, I will ask my friend to help. He is among those who knew me well in my last years on this earth. I whisper these wo...