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The Woods

. . And though I’m here trapped within the woods with their snares wrapped around me . . . I looked up to the sky, and see the sun above.

And I know, that everything is going to be alright.

//Photo taken by me, at Hakone, Japan.

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Train Ride To Nowhere?

I know that life is supposed to be some kind of a journey filled with little stops. And I know that it’s supposed to be measured by the little things, like daily achievements and simple joys and whatnot.

But sometimes, I’m not sure what I’m supposed to be fighting for.

Yes those little things seem important. But what do you do when you can’t see the big picture?

They say that life is like a journey. But what kind of journey would that be if the destination is simply a question mark?

I don’t think that I’m aimless per se… but it’s like navigating through a long train ride, where there are so many different tracks that looks very similar to one another in front of you. And somehow, the scenery never really changes.

What would you do?
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Autumn’s & Evergreens

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A strange thought came across my mind…

Would you rather be the vibrant autumn leaves, or the quiet evergreens?

The maples are vibrant,  widely captured in photographs, and celebrated for its colors. And yet, its beauty lies in its transient nature. That short little moment… before it fades away.

Meanwhile, the quiet pines stood strong, and yet goes mostly unnoticed. It stays awake in greens for a long time… but perhaps felt a little lonely.

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The Pace of Nature

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The birds fly without worrying about the span of their wings.
Why should we humans worry about the limit of our reach?

The wild flowers grow despite of the sun and rain.
Why should we worry about the circumstances that are beyond of our control?

The crickets sing away without an audience, and the ants toiled together without keeping scores.
Why should we let others’ appreciation and judgment of our work be a measure of its worth?

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Fire Dance

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Beautiful, vibrant, and full of warmth
Dances freely along with the wind

But isn’t ironic, that one of the most beautiful of all creations…
Is made to be ultimately untouchable?

Sometimes, I think of you as the flame.


I always loved water: its serenity, calmness, along with its powerful soars. But recently, I’ve noticed just how breathtakingly beautiful fire can be. And so, I did a series of photography experimentation playing with flames, shadow, and movement.

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Ocean’s Call

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Sky, so high and vast
Sun, so bright and blinding
Sea, so deep and puzzling
Sand and shells, countless yet precious
So who are we, in the face of nature?

I’m living most of my days in the midst of concrete jungle. And so perhaps, my most treasured moment of my trip is to sit by the waters for hours, staring at the waves, listening to the call of the ocean.

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