Ghosts (The eternal pain of Exile) On the windswept plains of ancient Pars Ghosts stir from half a century’s slumber: Persian valleys, blossom-heavy boughs And Khayyam’s whispering, silver streams Persian winds scent Seychelles nights with perfumes from another life Long-forgotten […]
Cinnamon by GlynnBurridge It seems cinnamon has always been Scented trees among the panoply Lending the air sweet perfume Rolling down green hillsides Towards a sapphire sea The treasure of another time When spices, like gold, Were sought throughout the […]
Shanghai Ample shade of elm-entwined boulevards Pardons sprawling lines of cars Flanked by Shaolin temples & Starbucks In their steamy, modern marriage Contours of grand buildings etched in penciled neon Cause evening’s skyline to gently sizzle Lighting the smiles of […]
Tempest Our old sailing beauty Yaws dizzily in her century-old duel with a drunken sea Tossed again between spiteful, wind-tormented waves and a leaden sky Ancient planks hewn from a long-forgotten forest shriek out in pained falsetto Drowned by the […]
The Seychelles-based Burridge is, in reality, a writer and a legendary figure in these parts. He sports a trim goatee and a fugitive grin. The bespectacled author is also a tourism consultant and freelance copywriter. The compelling nature of his narrative imparts an aura of mystery to his persona and his tales.