March of a Toy Soldier

The performance is over. Stage lights out. I still remember the lights, the shimmer. The sense of wonder in the circus-like music, each and every one of us with painted faces, heavily rouged cheeks, tiny rosebud lips and round eyes adorned with thick black lashes. It went beautifully; each step was filled with adrenaline, with […]

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The World from the Eyes of a Child

Just some thoughts about the upcoming charity show <童心童意献爱心>and the recent news that is so related to its purpose. It seems almost like fate is showing us an explication of the need to protect children. I know it from literature and history, vague newspaper accounts of child abuse and neglect. I understood the vulnerability of […]

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