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Allow Me to (re)Introduce Myself

“Each day is a journey, and the journey itself home.” – Basho

To begin, a confession of sorts: Despite the scarcity of posts, this blog isn’t totally new. 253 more words

#Basho #Haiku about the #Moon

From time to time

the clouds give rest

to the moon-beholders.

Les nuages de temps à autre

accordent une pause

à ceux qui contemplent la lune

Up and Down

“The river was swollen with the rains and our journey was a perilous one.” page 63
A HAIKU journey – Bashõ’s Narrow Road to a Far Province transl. 220 more words


Guerrilla Poetry

Searching the internet this morning I found this item.

I then searched for Guerrilla Poetry, on the basis that you can put Guerrilla in front of most things these days. 44 more words

Konnichi Wa Haiku Series, Part 5

Dear Readers,


Zen-ji’s ginko leaves

have grown old and died

one thousand, two-hundred times.

I had stumbled down the valley in these Japanese Alps to the headwater city of Takayama-shi, the origin of Gifu culture. 106 more words


The Disappearing Frogs

It may seem untimely, and perhaps a little odd, but a leaf blown across the grass in a manner that strongly resembled that of a lolloping frog or a toad reminded me 797 more words

Bidford On Avon


It seems
odd driving by
Mount Hope Cemetery
knowing Adelaide Crapsey’s grave
is there.

If Basho were there
a much smaller grave would do
under summer’s sun. 14 more words