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Even the roosters missed the dawn?

Depends on the frogs

(Shunmin akatsuki wo oboezu; “Spring sleep knows no dawn”)


The air of a night in spring feels good, and the nights themselves are getting shorter, so one ends up sleeping in instead of waking with the dawn as usual. 154 more words


Kicked Up In April

The cocktail waitress smoked a menthol cigarette,

saying it cleared out the snot and crap from her head,

left her sinuses dry as a bone, as pollen kicked up in April. 232 more words


A Nifty HolyLand Butterfly

I’m Thankful that I have been fortunate, fortunate enough to visit Israel nearly every year, since 2008. The HolyLand is where continents come together: Europe: Africa:Asia:The Middle East. 146 more words

Mt. Meron, Israel

Publication notice: Shot Glass journal

My poem “Spring Night (After Su Shi)” was just published online at Shot Glass journal, and can be found here. This is not exactly a translation, as I’ve changed some details to suit my liking. 8 more words