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winter haiku – fractured by the snow storm = brisés par la tempête de neige

winter haiku – fractured by the snow storm = brisés par la tempête de neige 

trees on the slope
fractured by the snow storm
now a ghost



arbres sur la pente
cassés par la tempête de neige 
enfin un fantôme 

Richard Vallance
LINEAR B

spring haiku – cherry petals = pétales de cerisiers

spring haiku – cherry petals = pétales de cerisiers

cherry petals 
scattered in Edo – 
wind chimes



parsemés à Edo
pétales de cerisiers – 
carillons

Richard Vallance

LINEAR B

winter haiku – snow falling = chute de neige

winter haiku – snow falling = chute de neige

snow falling
on Edo’s rooftops –
flickering lanterns



chute de neige
sur les toits d’Edo –
lanternes vacillantes

Richard Vallance 

LINEAR B

winter haiku d’hiver – chickadees = mésanges à tête noire

winter haiku d’hiver – chickadees = mésanges à tête noire 

there in the spruce tree
mocking chickadees -
prowling wolverine




perchés dans le sapin
mésanges à tête noire -
carcajou rôdant

Richard Vallance

LINEAR B

The ancient Greek alphabet with Linear B equivalents where they exist

The ancient Greek alphabet with Linear B equivalents where they exist:



Here we find the table of the ancient Greek alphabet including the archaic letter # (digamma), pronounced “wau” as in “wow!” It is clear from this table that many ancient Greek letters have no exact Linear B equivalents. 17 more words
LINEAR B

winter haiku – blood wolf moon = lune du loup saignant

winter haiku – blood wolf moon = lune du loup saignant

rabid gusts,
trees stripped of their leaves –
blood wolf moon



rafales féroces,
arbres dépouillés –
lune du loup saignant

Richard Vallance

LINEAR B