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La nature humain

Qu’est-ce qui est venu en premier pour Basho: la grenouille qui saute ou le poème?


NaHaiWriMo #23 Human nature

What came first, the frog jumping or the poem?


Fleeting winter

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) 43 more words

Haiku: from classical Japanese poetry to 21st Century video re-invention

Haiku is a three-line poem. The first and third lines contain five syllables, and the second line contains seven syllables. The 5-7-5 structure of haiku eliminates, by virtue of its form, all words that are extraneous to the message of the poem. 418 more words


Haiku: Samurai

broken samurai
glitter of your darkened eyes
makes the moon weep

Written for Carpe Diem #1144 Samurai

Basho’s sadness…the loss of his beloved Yoshitada…


All About Us

I’ve decided to attend services at the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara. The first service convenes at 9:15, which dovetails nicely with the Dance Tribe celebration at 11. 562 more words


Winter Travels Near to Home

We drove home through falling snow tonight – real snow – not ice, not grapple, not nerve-wracking freezing rain. As my kid and I wound up our steep dirt road, the visibility diminished to just a blue twilight, white flakes and road, and my windshield wipers. 84 more words