The Lost City (poem)

(inspired by Machu Picchu, Peru -- July 2018) The Lost City Stretched as far as the sunrise, the terraces sleep in forgotten history from their emerald steps. Hypnotic, they undulate miles above shore in pristine green, carrying back and forth the past and now, high above clouds breathless in prayer. Each sin sinks slowly, heavily, … Continue reading The Lost City (poem)

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Destination: Machu Picchu, Peru

Known as one of the "New Seven Wonders of the World," Machu Picchu is certainly a looker. With its terraced citadel that's surrounded by looming green mountains (including Huayna Picchu) at over 7900 feet (2400 meters), this once demonstrated the power of the Inca Empire, at the peak of its civilization. Today, it's an incredibly-touristy site … Continue reading Destination: Machu Picchu, Peru