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In teaching hokku, I use translated models (my own translations, commonly).  The purpose of using translated old Japanese hokku as models is not only to explain the aesthetics of the originals but also to give students tools to use in learning how to select and arrange words to make a hokku. 653 more words

Cold but sunny.

Another cold day but I realized to my big surprise that the sun hadn’t set before I left work today :-) It has been so cloudy here that I never understood that it now is up way after 5 pm :-) The sun says spring is close but the temperatures says winter will stay for at least ten more days and since it is weather I don’t want I guess that the predictions will be right for once :-) 194 more words

My Dogs And Cats.

Blue Frost

A beautiful pattern for a winter’s day.

© Sheila Creighton 2018


Yesterday's walk

It feels right to live here in the countryside of Latvia! So, so right! I like to walk and observe all the beauty Mother Nature can give to us! 94 more words

Mother Nature


The forgotten shoulders
of February snow
settle into
the sun-starved earth,
mud seeping into crevices
carved by the relentless
ice, the Loki spirit
of early morning frost… 104 more words

Art By Mark

Winter Rime

The consolation of cold:

Rime on the branches,

Aspen lifting their arms

To worship the day.