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Mark
Mark



My dear friend,
you were always one step ahead
and this time I wish you weren’t.
Are you cold?
Are you okay?

I’ve never met a mind as beautiful as yours -
so radical and soft.
You were wise and playful
and you always had a plan.
I also had a plan for us:
to be as thick as thieves
and to never forget about the other;
Consider that achieved.

Sometimes I compute my thoughts of you
for the amount to be just right,
so you can visit me when I dream.
Last night you took me to a mountain top.
We sat on the crest, side by side
and I was scared of falling.
I did not look into your eyes
but rather closely at them.
I knew I had to look for life
and you held very still.

Do you remember the last time that we met?
We spoke about the past and a future
that felt so real and so close.

You truly filled a space with sun
and sometimes all feels lost.
There is no moment left with you.
Dusk is falling.

Once you said you were inspired by the impossible;
and that is what this future is.
But when I sleep and when I dream
I tirelessly conquer this.

It’s all still there.

You are there.


THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF FUTURE
2020

The Impossibility Of Future is a project addressed to my close friend David who passed away in April 2019. David Lama was a pioneering athlete in the climbing and mountaineering scene. He and his two climbing partners got caught in an avalanche during their descent from Howse Peak in the Canadian Rockies. This work speaks about our friendship and the aftermath of this loss.

This work is part of the project Parts Unknown, which has been featured in the British Journal of Photography, GUP Magazine and will soon be published in Foam Magazine.





My dear friend,
you were always one step ahead
and this time I wish you weren’t.
Are you cold?
Are you okay?

I’ve never met a mind as beautiful as yours -
so radical and soft.
You were wise and playful
and you always had a plan.
I also had a plan for us:
to be as thick as thieves
and to never forget about the other;
Consider that achieved.

Sometimes I compute my thoughts of you
for the amount to be just right,
so you can visit me when I dream.
Last night you took me to a mountain top.
We sat on the crest, side by side
and I was scared of falling.
I did not look into your eyes
but rather closely at them.
I knew I had to look for life
and you held very still.

Do you remember the last time that we met?
We spoke about the past and a future
that felt so real and so close.

You truly filled a space with sun
and sometimes all feels lost.
There is no moment left with you.
Dusk is falling.

Once you said you were inspired by the impossible;
and that is what this future is.
But when I sleep and when I dream
I tirelessly conquer this.

It’s all still there.

You are there.



THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF FUTURE
2020

The Impossibility Of Future is a project addressed to my close friend David who passed away in April 2019. David Lama was a pioneering athlete in the climbing and mountaineering scene. He and his two climbing partners got caught in an avalanche during their descent from Howse Peak in the Canadian Rockies. This work speaks about our friendship and the aftermath of this loss.

This work is part of the project Parts Unknown, which has been featured in the British Journal of Photography, GUP Magazine and will soon be published in Foam Magazine.





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