Adam Kadmon

Adam was not the first man
‘Though the Bible tells us soEden

There was one created before him
Whose name we do not knowNara

He also lived in the garden
But he had no mouth or eyesAdam-3 2

One day Adam came to kill himAdam-4 3

And he died beneath these skiesAdam-5 2


These verses are taken from the song Pet Politics by the Silver Jews:

Pet Politics – The Silver Jews

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Piper Mackay Photography

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The Imperial Citadel of Hue, Vietnam

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hue citadel Hue, without a doubt has to be the most romantic and poetic city in Vietnam, attributed mainly to the atmospheric combination of the Perfume River and the ancient architectural grandeur of the Imperial Citadel, a reminder of a town once ruled by kings and queens.
hue citadel

Located at the northern bank of the Perfume River, the Imperial Citadel is protected by a high outer walled fortress and a surrounding moat with waters taken from the river. The citadel can be easily identified even if you are standing across the bridge on the other side of the river mainly because of the 33.4m height flag tower.
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel

Upon entering one of the many gates of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, it is unavoidable not to be excited on stepping into a piece of Vietnam past, a past prior to the war that somehow significantly and unfortunately sometimes defines this beautiful nation.
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel

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