Category Archives: nature

Steel Structures by the Bay of the Garden City-State

Singapore may be small in size compared to its neighboring countries in South East Asia, but it is BIG in structures. Not just bigly 😉 We mean REALLY HUGE! I refer here to the Gardens by the Bay, a project … Continue reading

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Elemental Haiku

While everyone is out there exploring the elements with their cameras, we take a break from posting original work for a fun weekend with the elemental table (or more properly called the Periodic Table of Elements), where even the elements … Continue reading

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rustles of bamboo leaves one fine afternoon (a collection)

‘Rustles of bamboo leaves one fine afternoon’ is not exactly a new collection, though this is the first time that it is being posted for general reading. Written on a bright and breezy March afternoon, in six short parts, shelved … Continue reading

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Dark Skies

  Every once in a while, we break off from presenting our original works to share with you something profoundly awesome out there: the dark skies. And if you have a wanderlust for the wonders of the night skies, you know that … Continue reading

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the whale sharks of oslob

the earth-man dives from his dugout canoe into the cove to stare the whale shark in its beady eye beneath the waves they dance in fluid harmony: to fathom the depths of their hearts  to measure the breadth of their … Continue reading

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physiognomy of an eel

for all its slippery rubbery twisting thick tough long skin, the eel reveals a wide mouth on a small face: to hook an eel throw it a bait Copyright © qalbin.tocastasparkle, 2008 ___________ Author’s note: This poem came to be … Continue reading

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smiles

smiles drift longer, sparkles on an ocean’s crest teasing silent laughters from within the ocean’s ribs. the sea teaches the land a passing thought: there isn’t an ugly face with a shiny smile.   © qalbin.tocastasparkle, 2009

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