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Boarding Pass

You fly home with acid in your throat and turbulence in your stomach. The redeye hours are delirious dreams you don’t remember taking off.

swamp lights— 8 more words



Haibun Thinking – October 14th 2014

Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do.
It is much easier to skip it
and go from one childhood to another.” 146 more words


Morwellian Dystopia

Prompts: ”Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.http://www.gunns-cabinfever.pw/l298go/ligo-haibun-quote-prompt-week1#.VEQsvVeGjfO
Friedrich Nietzsche     http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/ligo-haibun-challenge-video-prompt/

For nearly a decade I lived within sight of the huge brown coal open cut mines that generate the electricity for the state of Victoria, Australia – an area known by all who lived there as The Valley.  512 more words


The Joyous Pleasure of Laughing Wildflowers


In the air a sounding of mirth! Joyful flowers in playful abandon, singing and laughing – a most splendid array. Brilliance of color, pattern, design. 88 more words

Why I Love

Līgo Haibun Challenge – Quote Prompt

Welcome to a new Līgo Haibun Challenge!

This week there’ re selected two quotes about writing by a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer… 61 more words


The Valley

Prompt: http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/ligo-haibun-challenge-video-prompt/

I’ve been thinking about this prompt all week but nothing emerged until I read Hamish Gunn’s brilliant haibun A Northern Town.   My haibun is directly inspired by his. 419 more words


Turning to Fall

Turning to Fall,

The spaces between dream & memory

Begin to blur – gaps in fabric of time.

How like an old photograph, that loses its colour as details shift, sharpening here and dissolving there, the memory. 68 more words