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


Asian Studies is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman.
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About the Journal: Published twice a year, Asian Studies is one of the pioneering journals of its kind in Asia. It offers a critical and multidisciplinary forum where scholars, practitioners, researchers, and activists on Asia can share their work, and comment and debate on various issues that impact Asian societies and their peoples.