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Old theater on the corner still resists the time. Waiting for the green traffic light, some other students instead of us. And the crowd at the bus station, traveling home for Easter… I would rather be Me again. 25 more words

Days In The Blackberries Field


Last year’s bright plumage
Song a distant memory
Scattered on the ground

Well over fifty
Day to day
Wrapped in androgyny
Land of facts and figures… 63 more words


Kyūketsuki - vampire

I am linking this to dVerse’s Open Link Night. This is a non-prompted poetry event where you can link a poem of your choice. My mother has Alzheimer’s. 339 more words

General Poetry

Desert Days Waning--dVerse OLN

Desert Days Waning
a Haibun

Winds batter our desert, stirring up water on the pond. Clouds hang over the mountain, try to decide whether to move on in and bless the valley with rain or to continue their teasing ways. 154 more words


Chess and Lark Song

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille  – a game of chess

This week we are writing a haibun, prose and poetry together, in which we have to use a haiku written by Chèvrefeuille, which he wrote several weeks ago in response to a photo challenge set by MLMM: a photo of an outdoor chess game. 126 more words



As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.   155 more words


Narcissus - a tale

Immortal flower of the Elysium. Nourishing the virtuous dead, the heroic gods and poor Greeks. The Asphodel a psychopomp. Daffodil. Narcissus spurned the girl Echo who was cursed by his mother Hera; he spurned the boy Ameinias. 55 more words