Properties of Place

By dislocating sense, body and mind
One leaves familiar grass, stone, air behind
And travels half a world away, to find
The irreducible properties of place:
That air is air, stone, stone, and grass, mere grass.

About the author

Paul Christian Stevens has boated down the Chao Phraya River in Thailand, supped on shark's fin in Hong Kong, drunk ale in England, breakfasted…

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Issue 07 · November 2009

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