Articles

What Being A Man Is All About

Image source: My private collection. A very calm summer evening, Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. The title of this piece is quite self explanatory. Right now being a man in this world is quite difficult, not to say darn impossible. You literally have to fight for Your right to exist on Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Articles

Nobody Cares About You

Image source: My private collection. Me doing funny faces and drinking fancy lemonade at a hipster restaurant in Pärnu, Estonia. The restaurant itself is called Supelsaksad. I don’t have any connection to the restaurant other than I loved our visit there and the food was absolutely delicious. You should go Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Modern Day Mystic

Image source: My private collection. Spain, Gran Canaria, Agaete. Within the voice of loneliness A certain richness can be experienced That can’t be witnessed in company When the silence starts speaking I better listen Echoes in the chambers Wisdom is right here In the present moment It whispers to those Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Black Men

Image source: My private collection. Photographer Gunnar Kopperud. Black men in Black suits Am I helping them spread their black truths? Like serpents they sliver through the darkness Hearts as cold as coal And so they roam Just waiting to be taken home The paradox of this situation They have Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Kingdoms of Men

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, near Rakvere. When You allow the fullness of Your being Death becomes okay Now You have experienced everything You have ever wanted And all of Your hearts desires Are here I’m here Echoes in the chambers Of Your kingdom The prince is crowned Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago