Category: Morocco

  • Smith & Lady travels more or less Aug 2006 – Mar 2009

    Smith & Lady travels more or less Aug 2006 – Mar 2009 We first left with 70 pounds of backpack each — returned with 35 pounds each . . . quickly learned you REALLY have to want something in order to carry it on your back. >>>>> to chiplis (1 mile) >>>>> to chicago — […]


    The Morrocan men I met / had some echt fatherliness, the / responsible gentleness of which conjured / femininity to my European-American / lens

  • Marrakech Xpress

    Marrakech Xpress Walking warm air purple petal street in Marrakech dusk beneath red flower trees and black hash stone, an open carriage with four white horses and brown Berber driver trots past, its four coach Caucasians pointing, surprised to see us alone, hand-in-hand and white in unwhite part of town. Lady looks back, softly says […]

  • what would Jack do?

    detail Smith sculpture – foto Smith What would Jack do? Reading Jack Keroauc’s truth-disguised-as-fiction “Tristessa” (1960) which I hadn’t known about until I bought it used from Guide to Kulchur for $5. Kerouac was my main driver of yearning for adventure and travel ever since my 17 yr-old self read “On the Road” in 1963 […]

  • travel ku

    Sunrise over moonscape – foto Smith ~ ~ ~ Essaouira Haiku West African coast Low tide, shadows, sea bottom Tracks from brine to blues ~ ~ ~ Marrakech Haiku Marrakech at dusk Purple petals on the ground Red flower falling ~ ~ ~ Oaxacan Haiku Oaxacan hawk on high watches Oaxacans hawk trinkets to their […]


    Sustainable capitalism–it’s a plan.


    Some ideas – need feedback and hopefully fast implementation as I think it could be very beneficial for bees and the economy.

  • Maybe Heaven is Supposed to be this Planet

    Maybe Heaven is supposed to be this Planet. This is the butterfly that’s going to carry me home, and this is the trash I’m going to pick up later, I hope.

  • face, not place, is base

    “No Exit” by Mother Dwarf Smith – foto by son Smith We made the monthly Tremont ArtWalk rounds tonight, and our first stop half a block around the corner at the Doubting Thomas Gallery, my 24 year old art past struck again. Performance artist Frank Green is selling off his art collection and one of […]

  • the adventures of lady & smith

    balloonboy – foto by smith The adventures of Lady & Smith, soon to be no longer broadcast from foreign shores. Getting things picked up, packed, mailed, given away, tossed, cleansed for our fiftieth-some move since 2006. Our fridge and furniture have been traded for our final two weeks rent. Plants gone, art gone, books gone, […]