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Haibun: Glistening Sea

We tiptoe across shingle to sands down below, the pools and a haze of blue mountains. The wondering and what-ifs are over now. The river flows out to a glistening sea, gathering stones full of meaning. 84 more words


Easy lines

some words apprehend the next
without millstone or rack to ruminate
– consecutives in easy lines
along folds, pressed together
like sheaves – snatches of hymnal… 52 more words

Writing Challenges

As Linnets Take Wing, NaPoWriMo, Day 18

“There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,

And evening full of the linnet’s wings.”

–W.B. Yeats, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

Around the glimmering lake, where birds still sing,

252 more words

Back tracking

I’m coming back – in reverse too
my carriage seat confronts a fading track
the train counting off the in-betweens in railroad ties
whistle-stops and scheduled ones we meet in brief… 170 more words

Writing Challenges


Unzip your eyes to see the truth!

                        (The zip line of false knitted words

                        a killing net trying to build,)

Unzip your heart!

                  (to catch the zippy winds… 61 more words


Questions for a Traveler, NaPoWriMo, Day 10

Wherever you’re from–

do the stars twinkle and glow

when you look from below?

Do clouds zip by in a stormy sky?

Or birds sing effusively… 77 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day Ten: Around Town

George’s paper ends

somewhere before the sports section.

Instead he finds the kitchen table

still set for breakfast,

his wife’s hips wedged

between cooker and counter… 348 more words