having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgement: she seems kind and wise | a wise precaution.
sensible or prudent: it would be wise to discuss the matter with the chairman.
having knowledge in a specified subject: he is wise in the ways of haute couture.
(wise to) informal aware of, especially so as to know how to act: at seven she was already wise to the police.

Pyrite Paradise

I am sitting in the slanting light of an Indonesian dawn, in a quiet stillness that will soon be broken by the bizarre and raucous explosion of life here. Ea...