Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Sobritchea, Carolyn I., Ph.D.

Professorial Lecturer and Former Dean
Women and Gender Studies; Society and Culture;  Anthropology
AS 255.3 Culture and Society in Southeast Asia
PS 288.1 Readings in Philippine Society and Culture