Category Archives: Tanka

Tea Garden Path

dewdrop path, this dream under a nightingale moon cherry petals drift up to the dusk-vined gate I follow the scent of tea old words ring, thoughts crash like cairn stones in a spring flood, scoff  and grate–each foot falls hard on stone paths, fern-coiled … Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Showcase open for submissions

Originally posted on the zen space:
The Winter 2014 Showcase is open for submissions. See the Submission page for details of how to get in touch. You only have until the end of the month! This time, as far as…

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Forensics

there are different symbiotic connections, but simply put we interact because we need each other–what are your needs? “Please stay.  I need you.” “I will protect you and your dreams.” “With you I’m happy.” “Without you I am not whole.” … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Anyone doing something special?  If not, why not?  I am writing poetry, of course.  Hopefully every day, but let’s be realistic.  I’ll also have some special posts that coordinate with Upper Rubber Boot’s month-long Couplets: … Continue reading

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Reblog from Yay Words! Short Poems on Dreams and Foxes

Originally posted on Yay Words!:
Happy vernal equinox, all! “I Doodle, You ‘Ku” is closing in on its last week and a half. It’s been a blast and I’ve been enjoying all the wonderful poems. I’m a greedy person and…

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