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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Tagged bluebonnets, cherry blossom, dVerse, Japan, Korea, poetry prompt, sakura, Sijo, south Texas
Kōan day after earth day Wal-Mart discount plant Got a plant for your office? sliding shades of green, older, brittle brown dry leaves one diseased stem spouted a resilient last green stalk Why bamboo? small, black ceramic vase bedded in … Continue reading
One of my haiku friends shared a link on her Facebook wall, but it’s been removed from YouTube now. Some things I didn’t know. Some things I’d forgotten. Even after almost a year, the impact of the event is stunning. … Continue reading
March 11, 2012
Tagged 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, grief, Haiku, Japan, loss, Poem, Poetry, postaweek2012, Senryu, tsunami, video
Thank you 47whitebuffalo for posting this video. Curious? Please take a look and let me know what you see.
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During my recent visit to family I was able to make a stop at the Japanese Garden at Hermann Park in Houston, Texas (Thank you, Sis). I visited this park as a child, but I don’t really remember it. Perhaps … Continue reading