Monthly Archives: August 2012

King Ghidorah

Designed by Kozasa Keiichi. Needs a lot of work but I’ve wanted to fold this like forever, so I’m still happy. Advertisements

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Moment

Things sink into dust. Yet there are no things, and no dust. Candle wick shows the way back. Yet there is no way back, and no way forward. Just sit. Just sit. Wick crackles, seated feet shuffle. Nothing beyond this … Continue reading

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Ghost Monk

Designed by Nicholas Terry.

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Eastern Dragon

Designed by Jun Maekawa.  

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Ancient Dragon

Ancient dragons forever voyage crosses into times stream. In, out, breath fades, trees return to idleness. Scales part from skin, drift down on the azure flows. Skeleton crashes into ground, sea scatters over the land. Wraith bone mountains rise in … Continue reading

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Go Go Godzilla!

Godzilla designed by Seiji Nishikawa. ~~~ Two more:

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Night, Ox, Bramble Gate and a Fox

Self lost in smoke trails from the flickering wick. A clattering ox kindly returns it to me. Still yet to mark that hidden door, I let the light go. The broken plow can wait till morning. ~~~ In the nights … Continue reading

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Rice Bowls, Buddha, a Beetle, and Eyelids

In amongst the clatter and shift of rice bowls, the tenzo wanders the kitchen space. A crack in the wall holds a monks gaze, a ripe plum is picked from a cupboard. ~~~ A golden buddha, swathed in jade lights … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jerry

Never knew you, but god i miss you. Fare you well, fare you well, I love you more than words can tell, Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul. Image found here: http://www.parasitesandsycophants.com/2010/09/23/jerry-garcia-interview-from-july-1981/

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Origami – of the Buddhist Variety

Recently, I ordered a book from Amazon Japan called The heartful paper folding ORIGAMI folding images of Buddha of your own by Kawai Atsuko, a folder with a wonderfully unique style. It’s also a very beautiful book and comes with … Continue reading

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