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Sijo — Korean Poetic Form

Spring Without Sakura To a windy gulf coast city, spring does not bring cherry blossoms. High blue skies and blue-green waves, we almost always have. But for a time we wade in spring–deep blossom waves of bluebonnets. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please visit … Continue reading

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My Most Beautiful Thing

Of all the moments that sparkle in my life, this one is unexpected and yet the dearest.  Tomorrow we bury my father.  My mother, sister, brother and I greet the visitors for the ritual viewing.  Some people we know and … Continue reading

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Texas Haibun

This is for the We Write Poems prompt on haibun.  Though I’ve written haiku, I’ve never intentionally written haibun.  Haibun put very simply, is a combination of short prose paired with a haiku.  They are connected, sometimes obviously but sometimes … Continue reading

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My First Read Write Poem Submission

I chose a doozy of a prompt (Read Write Poetry) for my first submission.  We were to take a poem in an unfamiliar foreign language OR one of our own poems translated (online) into a foreign language AND THEN transliterate it–give … Continue reading

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