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They spread their leaves (haibun)

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran

In her youth she had  many plants in her home.  Begonias, African violets, dieffenbachias, spider plants, cactus and ivies. 235 more words


winter calls me (jisei - troiku - tanka)


trace of autumn
butterfly and bumble bee

trace of autumn
blossoms resisting
summer’s end

butterfly and bumble bee
hold a secret
the other side… 51 more words



You’ve grown older with these years.

Sagged into them, your worn out chair,

too comfortable to discard.

I have too.

Now there are knots in these bones. 134 more words


Poetics - Gender Bender

Greetings, Friends!  Today we have a guest pub tender for Poetics.  I think you will enjoy her prompt today.  I will let her introduce herself & her topic.   562 more words



AUTHOR’S NOTE : On D’verse there was a post about Japanese Death poems, how the monks and literate people would write their last words or messages. 340 more words


Jisei - Japanese Death Poems

In ancient Japanese, Chinese and Korean cultures, a practice was used at the time of death to capture the last words spoken. This practice was called jisei (in Japan) or death poem…

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There are voices in my head

Urging me to fight the winter’s chill

There’s a bleeding heart in my chest 

Scared of the ice cold touch that leaves you in the dark  21 more words