Monthly Archives: September 2012

Kirin

Flame flicked through bamboo groves. Light breaks on jade peaks. A shard of bark without inscription rests under bamboo flowers that contains the universe, and everything outside of it. No tracks line the ground, no burn marks the leaves. ~~~ … Continue reading

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It’s A Shark

Shark designed by Fernando Gilgado: http://www.pajarita.biz/aep/nacionales/espa1-3.pdf More pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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Pages Flutter

Peaks flow across the sky black. A flame bounces through boundless star vast forests. Pages flutter in a guardsman’s hand. A man on an ox follows purple flags pointing mountainward. ~~~ Image found here: http://www.npm.gov.tw/exh94/form9407/english/page02_05.html#

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Cat In The Hat

Samurai Hat by Jun Maekawa. Cat by J. Aníbal Voyer : http://www.pajarita.biz/aep/nacionales/espa6-2.pdf More pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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Pavilion

The pot boils, and boils. Tea smoke hangs so thick, the pavilion is shrouded in a tea leaf veil. Butterflies bounce between flowers, a heaven to earth spectrum dancing through smoke wisps before cascading into dream black. The pot whistles, … Continue reading

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Mask of Myouou

Designed by Toyoaki Kawai. More pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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The Usual Suspects

Arhat, Buddha with a Halo effect and Monk chanting a Sutra designed by Toyoaki Kawai. More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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Beetle Tracks

Laughter rolls down mountain trails, so loud the fishermen pause. Anxious cormorants await release. In the forest, sunlight carved in twain, golden shards flung into pregnant emptiness. Unaware, the beetle ambles on. ~~~ Picture found here: http://www.art-virtue.com/painting/history/yuan/yuan.htm

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Samurai Helmet Beetle.

Designed by Jun Maekawa. New folding high of 138 diagrammed steps followed. More pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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“Do, or do not. There is no try.”

Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata. Slight shank on the ear. More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/  

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