Tag Archives: Japan

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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Footsoak in the Wellspring

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

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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

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Thank you 47whitebuffalo for posting this video. Curious? Please take a look and let me know what you see.

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Japanese Garden Teahouse at Hermann Park in Houston

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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

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