Culture

Human nature

The Illuminated Crowd, Montreal. Photo by JEAN GAGNON, Wikimedia Commons A haiku by LIN TAO I am human, thus I act, feel, think, love, hate all The…

A longing

Terence Bay lighthouse, Nova Scotia. Photo by DENNIS JARVIS, Wikimedia Commons  by MAY S. RACAZA I see you and yet I don’t but long to see…

Meeting halfway

ILLUSTRATION by TIHMILY LI A haiku by LIN TAO A careful, light touch And ripples spread further Until they met yours Lin Tao is a French-Chinese-Canadian haiku…

Winter’s mantle

Photo by MARITES N. SISON A haiku by LIN TAO Snowflake to snowflake My field is an ocean A great white expanse. Lin Tao is a French-Chinese-Canadian…

Art by a thousand cuts

Colombian-Canadian artist Josefina Hernandez shares her passion for the ancient Chinese art form of jianzhi, or paper cutting. Photos courtesy of JOSEFINA HERNANDEZ  By BEATRICE S….

Year’s end

Illustration by TIHMILY LI A haiku by LIN TAO I nearly forgot That tomorrow was to come And uproot today   Lin Tao is a…

Close up: Tohoku

Photographs in order of appearance: Kesengawa, Naoya Hatakeyama  2003/08; Ohamaza-cho, La Ville de la chance, Hiroshi Oshima 1979; Statue of Osawabutsu, Ourani Sanou Koujin, Dewa Sanzan,…

What matters

A haiku by LIN TAO The greatest thing we Need, is not riches nor might But love and great food   Lin Tao is a French-Chinese-Canadian…

Wonder walls

Photos courtesy of ALEXA HATANAKA Art in order of appearance: Feesh, with Logan Miller and Kellen Hatanaka, 10 x 12′; Bowhead, with Patrick Thompson and…