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1000 Paper Wishes

Photo Challenge: Wish

I’m steering away from my blog’s Yemen theme for this photo post, but I think I can connect them.

And I really, really, REALLY wanted to use photos I took myself for a photo challenge. 288 more words



The cranes slowly gather
one upon another
upon still another,
wings unfurled,
invoking senbazuru,
each one of a whole,
each threatening to fly off
in ten directions, and none. 16 more words



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Real Toads challenge from Gillena Cox

Your challenge today toads, is to Let your words dance with me in celebration. Forgetting all others, focus your gaze on The Fold and write using the form.

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Did you know about 千羽鶴 Senbazuru?

千羽鶴 – Senbazuru – One Thousand Paper Cranes – Seribu Burung Bangau

YES! kali ini aku akan bahas mengenai legenda tersebut yang ada di jepang. 375 more words


Let me tell you about... Daruma dolls

I’m not a Japanologist but the country has always been alluring to me, its history with the samurai in the Sengoku period, its style like ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, its pantheon of gods like… 1,001 more words

Let Me Tell You About


In the photograph
the two great blue heron’s
stare at each other.
We are not certain if this
is love, or there is something
far more ominous impending. 60 more words