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To help digest

to help digest

the rice cakes, grafting

the tree

–haiku by Kobayashi Issa (translated by David G. Lanoue), cartoon by Jessica Tremblay (Old Pond Comics)


A Short Word: Americanism

Let’s take a look at the state of the American culture today, not in any gritty detail, but just a quick glance is all that’s necessary. 1,075 more words


Sennight’s Symphony: 夢と葉桜

I use Youtube to listen to music frequently, and sometimes I’ll leave it on auto play. Sometimes when I do this, I run into songs I don’t care for, and other times I run into songs I adore. 140 more words


How Many Cherries...

Johnny and three friends, Tom, Julia and Matthew went to the cherry grove on Tuesday.

If they left Julia’s house for the cherry grove at 2:15 pm, driving 50 miles at 70 miles per hour, in a vintage VW van with daisies and peace signs painted on the frame, how high would the cherries need to be to be too high in the trees for Johnny and his cherry-picking friends to pick? 59 more words

Challenges And Writing Prompts

Poetic Thoughts...

“One must ask children and birds

how cherries and strawberries taste.”

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Pick me~

ripe and ready

watch out for scavengers…

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It’s well known that nothing is secure in our modern world and that everything can be hacked. We can see proof of this from the well-known story where the former President of the United States, George Washington, “hacked” down his father’s cherry tree.

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