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One Thousand Hopes

Please burn us when dark evenings yawn.
and joyful days will surely dawn.

I recently finished folding one thousand origami cranes (known in Japan as Senbazuru) as a gift for a friend who is expecting her first child.  67 more words


Day 11 - boring

Today has been a really long and boring day at work sitting on my ass so I’ll keep it short. I bought some origami paper on amazon, so be prepared for some amazingly colourful paper cranes in a few weeks. 31 more words

Day 1 - the first step

Please forgive any bad writing, an idea popped into my head yesterday and I just started writing. From the next paragraph on, its gonna be a long train of thought. 433 more words

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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