Departure, An Xiao, 2007, 16 x 20 inches, digital archival print © An Xiao
Departure, An Xiao, 2007, 16 x 20 inches, digital archival print © An Xiao
As below so above
in racing clouds the dark boats—
scraps of night

An Xiao’s work has appeared in magazines and galleries internationally and throughout the New York City area, and has received multiple awards. For more information, visitanxiaophotography.com. Andrew Schelling is a poet and essayist who teaches at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and at Deer Park Institute in Himachal Pradesh, India. His book Dropping the Bow: Poems from Ancient India will be reissued this spring by White Pine Press. Xiao’s photograph above inspired Schelling’s haiku.

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