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cardamon kiss thrushes thick brambles prick you clear the way. newbuds sprout tendrils root love’s born fruit with each new day. time, it tangles patience tested appeals requested rain starts to pour. ultraviolet love radiates dreams procreate worth waiting for. 12.31.11 © Eliza Alys Young

Crazy (Sexy) Love

Sun setting as I arrive in Santo Domingo

Travel Journal, Dominican Republic: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 I begin writing while waiting in the San Juan airport. I have a nearly 3 hour wait in between flights so until I board to Santo Domingo I can catch up. On the flight to San Juan Jet Blue had one of the movies…

Our Last Christmas (Apart)


Travel Journal: Dominican Republic, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 This trip I fly out later than usual so we got to sleep in and have a slow morning. I pack up and Karan cleans. He wants to pray before I leave. You can’t pray if your body or home is unclean so I…

No Refrigeration Needed

For some reason this image make me feel like it could be India

Above: For some reason this image make me feel like it could be India Travel Journal, Dominican Republic: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 In the morning we first talk business. Karan has had tons of calls for hair yet he has no hair left to sell. The potential of the business if very…

Love That Doesn’t Subside

Elsa & Marcos' school pictures… it's all about bringing our family together

Travel Journal to Dominican Republic: Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 We wake earlier than usual since we went to bed early. Despite the raucous Saturday night music and noise outside, we slept quite well. First on our mind is the refrigerator but once again, the repairman does not answer the call. Karan is…